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Meaning of FAINTHEARTED

Pronunciation:  'feynt'hârtid

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  lacking conviction or boldness or courage; "faint heart ne'er won fair lady"
 

FAINTHEARTED is a 12 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: coward(a), cowardly, faint, fearful, timid
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Faint"*heart`ed\, a.
Wanting in courage; depressed by fear; easily discouraged or
frightened; cowardly; timorous; dejected.

      Fear not, neither be faint-hearted.      --Is. vii. 4.
-- {Faint"*heart`ed*ly}, adv. -- {Faint"*heart`ed*ness}, n.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abulic, afraid, chicken, chickenhearted, coward, cowardly, cowed, daunted, dismayed, faint, fearful, feeble, feebleminded, frail, funking, funky, henhearted, infirm, intimidated, invertebrate, lily-livered, milk-livered, milksoppish, milksoppy, mousy, overtimid, overtimorous, panicky, panic-prone, pigeonhearted, pliable, rabbity, sissified, sissy, soft, spineless, timid, timorous, unmanly, unmanned, weak, weakhearted, weak-kneed, weak-minded, weak-willed, white-livered, yellow
 

 

 

 

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