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Definition of "faint-hearted" []

  • Deficient in conviction or courage; timid. (adjective)
  • Lacking in courage (adjective)

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Use "faint-hearted" in a sentence
  • "Regulating pornography is not for the faint-hearted."
  • "Similarly, the New English's bone china heart isn't a gift for the faint-hearted."
  • "Our nation was not built by faint-hearted cowards and couch potatoes."