Cowardice

Definition of Cowardice

Cow´ard`ice   Pronunciation: ~ĭs
n.1.Want of courage to face danger; extreme timidity; pusillanimity; base fear of danger or hurt; lack of spirit.
The cowardice of doing wrong.
- Milton.
Moderation was despised as cowardice.
- Macaulay.

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abject fear, abulia, adynamia, affright, alarm, anemia, atony, awe, blah feeling, bloodlessness, blue funk, cachexia, cachexy, consternation, cowardliness, debilitation, debility, dullness, etiolation, faintheartedness, faintness, fatigue, fear, feeblemindedness, feebleness, flabbiness, flaccidity, frailty, funk, horrification, horror, impotence, infirmity, languishment, languor, lassitude, listlessness, panic fear, phobia, pliability, prostration, pusillanimity, scare, sluggishness, softness, spinelessness, stampede, strengthlessness, timidity, timorousness, unholy dread, weak will, weak-mindedness, weakliness, weakness, weariness
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