adverb see fainthearted

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  • faintheartedly — adv. timidly, cowardly, fearfully …   English contemporary dictionary

  • faintheartedly — faint·heart·ed·ly …   English syllables

  • faintheartedly — adverb see fainthearted …   Useful english dictionary

  • fainthearted — faintheartedly, adv. /faynt hahr tid/, adj. lacking courage; cowardly; timorous. [1400 50; late ME feynt hertyd. See FAINT, HEARTED] * * * …   Universalium

  • fainthearted — adjective Date: 15th century lacking courage or resolution ; timid • faintheartedly adverb • faintheartedness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • heartlessly — Synonyms and related words: apathetically, chickenheartedly, cold bloodedly, coldheartedly, coldly, cravenly, cruelly, deadpan, dejectedly, despairingly, despondently, discouragedly, disheartenedly, disinterestedly, dispassionately, dispiritedly …   Moby Thesaurus

  • faint-hearted — mid 15c., from FAINT (Cf. faint) (adj.) + HEARTED (Cf. hearted). Related: Faintheartedly; faintheartedness …   Etymology dictionary

  • fainthearted — [fānt′härt′id] adj. cowardly; timid; shy faintheartedly adv. faintheartedness n …   English World dictionary

  • fainthearted — adjective lacking conviction or boldness or courage faint heart ne er won fair lady • Syn: ↑faint, ↑timid, ↑faint hearted • Similar to: ↑cowardly, ↑fearful • Derivationa …   Useful english dictionary

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