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faintheartedness

Definitions

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  • n. The quality or state of being fainthearted.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the trait of lacking boldness and courage

Etymologies

fainthearted +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • O Lord and Master of my life, give me not the spirit of sloth, faintheartedness, lust for power, or idle talk. prostration

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  • Blind Girl never knew that ugly shapes of delf and earthenware were on the board; that sorrow and faintheartedness were in the house; that

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  • The allies met in Lacedaemon, and arguments were adduced on the part of the allies to show that faintheartedness would very soon lead to their being absolutely worn out by the war.

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  • We too must endure and persevere in the enquiry, and then courage will not laugh at our faintheartedness in searching for courage; which after all may, very likely, be endurance.

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  • Linguistic exploration rejects such faintheartedness.

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  • Vlasyevna, pray calm yourself; what faintheartedness!

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  • Moonlight Quill and soar upward, but through sheer faintheartedness he had stayed on.

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  • Generally, in the media there is an emphasis on crime and urban disorder which is over-heavy, leading among other things to growing faintheartedness among those who could otherwise push in the South

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  • Even as she chided herself for such faintheartedness, Lord Sea brooke materialized to bow over her hand.

    Daring Deception

  • But to do this you will need to end your faintheartedness.

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