cowardliness
noun see cowardly II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cowardliness — Cow ard*li*ness ( l? n?s), n. Cowardice. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cowardliness — index fear Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • cowardliness — coward ► NOUN ▪ a person contemptibly lacking in courage. DERIVATIVES cowardice noun cowardliness noun cowardly adjective. ORIGIN Old French couard, from Latin cauda tail , perhaps with reference to an animal with its tail between its legs …   English terms dictionary

  • cowardliness — See cowardly. * * * …   Universalium

  • cowardliness — noun The characteristic of being cowardly …   Wiktionary

  • cowardliness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Ignoble lack of courage: chickenheartedness, cowardice, cravenness, dastardliness, faintheartedness, funk, pusillanimity, unmanliness. Slang: gutlessness, yellowness, yellow streak. See FEAR …   English dictionary for students

  • cowardliness — cow·ard·li·ness || kaÊŠÉ™dlɪnɪs n. fearfulness, timidity, faint heartedness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cowardliness — n. See cowardice …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • cowardliness — cow·ard·li·ness …   English syllables

  • cowardliness — noun the trait of lacking courage • Syn: ↑cowardice • Ant: ↑courage (for: ↑cowardice) • Derivationally related forms: ↑cowardly • …   Useful english dictionary

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