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cowardly

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Adjective
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cow=ard=ly
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2 in 2 verses (in NT : 2 in 2 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

cowardlya. 
  •  Wanting courage; basely or weakly timid or fearful; pusillanimous; spiritless.  [1913 Webster]
    "The cowardly rascals that ran from the battle."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Proceeding from fear of danger or other consequences; befitting a coward; dastardly; base; as, cowardly malignity.  Macaulay.  [1913 Webster]
    "The cowardly rashness of those who dare not look danger in the face."
Syn. -- Timid; fearful; timorous; dastardly; pusillanimous; recreant; craven; faint-hearted; chicken-hearted; white-livered.
cowardlyadv. 
     In the manner of a coward.  Spenser.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

cowardly, adj. & adv.
--adj.
1 of or like a coward; lacking courage.
2 (of an action) done against one who cannot retaliate.
--adv. archaic like a coward; with cowardice.

Derivative
cowardliness n.

THESAURUS

cowardly

abulic, afraid, anemic, asthenic, bashful, bloodless, caitiff, chicken, chickenhearted, coward, cowed, craven, dastardly, daunted, debilitated, diffident, dismayed, drooping, droopy, dull, effete, etiolated, faint, fainthearted, faintish, fearful, fearing, fearsome, feeble, feebleminded, flabby, flaccid, floppy, frail, frightened, funking, funky, gone, goosy, gutless, henhearted, imbecile, impotent, in fear, infirm, intimidated, invertebrate, jumpy, languid, languorous, lily-livered, limber, limp, listless, lustless, marrowless, milk-livered, milksoppish, milksoppy, mousy, namby-pamby, nerveless, nervous, overtimid, overtimorous, panic-prone, panicky, pigeonhearted, pithless, pliable, poltroon, poltroonish, pooped, powerless, pusillanimous, rabbity, recreant, rubbery, sapless, scared, scary, shaky, shivery, shrinking, shy, sinewless, sissified, sissy, skittery, skittish, slack, soft, spineless, spunkless, startlish, strengthless, timid, timorous, trembling, tremulous, trepidant, trigger-happy, unhardened, unmanly, unmanned, unnerved, unstrung, vile, weak, weak-kneed, weak-minded, weak-willed, weakhearted, weakly, white-livered, worthless, yellow

ROGET THESAURUS

cowardly

Irresolution

N irresolution, infirmity of purpose, indecision, indetermination, undetermination, unsettlement, uncertainty, demur, suspense, hesitating, hesitation, hesitancy, vacillation, changeableness, fluctuation, alternation, caprice, fickleness, levity, legerete, pliancy, weakness, timidity, cowardice, half measures, waverer, ass between two bundles of hay, shuttlecock, butterfly, wimp, doughface, irresolute, infirm of purpose, double-minded, half-hearted, undecided, unresolved, undetermined, shilly-shally, fidgety, tremulous, hesitating, off one's balance, at a loss, vacillating, unsteady, unsteadfast, fickle, without ballast, capricious, volatile, frothy, light, lightsome, light-minded, giddy, fast and loose, weak, feeble-minded, frail, timid, wimpish, wimpy, cowardly, dough-faced, facile, pliant, unable to say 'no', easy-going revocable, reversible, irresolutely, irresolved, irresolvedly, in faltering accents, off and on, from pillar to post, seesaw, Int, how happy could I be with either!.

Cowardice

N cowardice, pusillanimity, cowardliness, timidity, effeminacy, poltroonery, baseness, dastardness, dastardy, abject fear, funk, Dutch courage, fear, white feather, faint heart, cold feet, yellow streak, coward, poltroon, dastard, sneak, recreant, shy cock, dunghill cock, coistril, milksop, white liver, lily liver, nidget, one that cannot say 'boo' to a goose, slink, Bob Acres, Jerry Sneak, alarmist, terrorist, pessimist, runagate, coward, cowardly, fearful, shy, timid, timorous, skittish, poor- spirited, spiritless, soft, effeminate, weak-minded, infirm of purpose, weak-hearted, fainthearted, chickenhearted, henhearted, lilyhearted, pigeon-hearted, white- livered, lily-livered, milk-livered, milksop, smock-faced, unable to say 'boo' to a goose, dastard, dastardly, base, craven, sneaking, dunghill, recreant, unwarlike, unsoldier-like, in face a lion but in heart a deer, unmanned, frightened, Int, sauve qui peut!, every man for himself!, devil take the hindmost!, ante tubam trepidat, one's courage oozing out, degeneres animos timor arguit.


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