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Definition of "faint-heartedness" [faint-heartedness]

  • Cowardice; want of courage. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "faint-heartedness" in a sentence
  • "Whether this was achieved by good luck or good management or faint-heartedness is moot and likely to remain so."
  • "Some of the words seemed particularly resonant for me at that time: “Take and offer on the Cross our labours, weariness and low spirits and struggles and faint-heartedness . . .”"
  • "Ironically, libertarian and liberal originalists have been among the most dismissive of Justice Scalia's faint-heartedness."