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Synonyms for fainthearted
ˈfeɪntˈhɑr tɪdfaint·heart·ed

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  1. faintheartedadjective

    meek, afraid, timid, cowardly

    stouthearted, determined, steadfast, brave

  2. faintheartedadjective

    Faint of heart; irresolute; fearful.

    cowardly, afraid, timid, meek

    steadfast, stouthearted, brave, determined

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  1. faint, fainthearted, timid, faint-heartedadjective

    lacking conviction or boldness or courage

    "faint heart ne'er won fair lady"

    weak, unsure, dim, shy, swooning, vague, faint-hearted, light-headed, timid, faint, lightheaded, wispy, light, shadowy, diffident, feeble

    courageous, brave

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  1. Victor Hugo:

    The future has several names. For the weak, it is impossible; for the fainthearted, it is unknown; but for the valiant, it is ideal.”

  2. Alfred Victor Vigny:

    Fainthearted animals move about in herds. The lion walks alone in the desert. Let the poet always walk thus.

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  • страхлив, малодушенBulgarian
  • дух, слабый, малодушныйRussian
  • osäker, rädd, klenmodigSwedish

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