Definition of faint-hearted in English:

faint-hearted

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adjective

Derivatives

faint-heartedly

adverb
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  • They gave battle but faint-heartedly, being all unready for an enemy, and presently threw down their arms and begged for quarter.
  • "We are going to bypass this place, too?" Lontel asked faint-heartedly as he studied the valley walls that steepened into cliffs and narrowed until they almost touched the outer walls of Midpost.

faint-heartedness

noun
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  • The question, then, is how we build on this epiphany; now is no time for faint-heartedness.
  • Calling someone an ‘appeaser ‘is a dreadful insult, one implying, faint-heartedness, limp-wristedness, lily-liveredness, and all the rest.’
  • In each of these institutional developments Kay met with and overcame opposition and faint-heartedness, rallied the support of the faithful, inveigled co-operation, and prevailed.

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