Faint-hearted - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |feɪnt ˈhɑːrtɪd|  American pronunciation of the word faint-hearted
Brit.  |ˌfeɪntˈhɑːtɪd|  British pronunciation of the word faint-hearted

adjective

- lacking conviction or boldness or courage (syn: faint, fainthearted, timid)

Examples

She gave him a fainthearted response.

...the sport of river rafting is not for those who are fainthearted...

She made a rather faint-hearted attempt to stop him from leaving.

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