cravenness
noun see craven

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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

  • cravenness — n. fear, cowardice …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cravenness — cra·ven·ness …   English syllables

  • cravenness — noun meanspirited cowardice • Derivationally related forms: ↑craven • Hypernyms: ↑cowardice, ↑cowardliness …   Useful english dictionary

  • cowardice — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Shrinking from pain or danger Nouns 1. cowardice, cowardliness, pusillanimity, poltroonery, baseness; dastardliness; abject fear, funk; Dutch courage; fear, white feather, faint heart, timidity. Informal …   English dictionary for students

  • craven — adjective Etymology: Middle English cravant Date: 13th century 1. archaic defeated, vanquished 2. lacking the least bit of courage ; contemptibly fainthearted Synonyms: see cowardly • craven …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • The Power and the Glory — Infobox Book | name = The Power and the Glory title orig = a prayer translator = image caption = author = Graham Greene cover artist = country = United Kingdom language = English series = genre = Novel publisher = Penguin USA release date = 1940… …   Wikipedia

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