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Synonyms for cowardice
ˈkaʊ ər dɪs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cowardice, cowardliness(noun)

    the trait of lacking courage

    Synonyms:
    cowardliness

    Antonyms:
    braveness, courage, courageousness, bravery

Wiktionary

  1. cowardice(noun)

    Synonyms:
    cowardliness

  2. cowardice(noun)

    Lack of courage.

    Synonyms:
    cowardliness

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. cowardice

    Synonyms:
    cowardliness, effeminacy, fear, pusillanimity, timidity

    Antonyms:
    bravery, courage, gallantry, heroism, intrepidity, prowess, valor

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cowardice(n.)

    Synonyms:
    pusillanimity, poltroonery, timidity, fear, cowardliness, the white feather

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. cowardice(n)

    Synonyms:
    pusillanimity, poltroonery, dastardy, recreancy, timidity, cowardliness

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "cowardice":

    cowardly, coward

How to pronounce cowardice?

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How to use cowardice in a sentence?

  1. Ernest Hemingway:

    Cowardice, as distinguished from panic, is almost always simply a lack of ability to suspend the functioning of the imagination. Learning to suspend your imagination and live completely in the very second of the present with no before and no after is the greatest gift a soldier can acquire.

  2. Charles de LEUSSE:

    Terrorists kill from far, but cowardice is not far. (Les terroristes tuent de loin, Mais la lâcheté n'est pas loin)

  3. Oscar Wilde:

    Conscience and cowardice are really the same thing. Conscience is the trade-name of the firm.

  4. Dr. Jose Rizal:

    The tyranny of some is possible only through the cowardice of others.

  5. Thomas Paine:

    Those words, temperate and moderate, are words either of political cowardice, or of cunning, or seduction. A thing, moderately good is not so good as it ought to be. Moderation in temper, is always a virtue; but moderation in principle, is a species of vice.


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