English Vietnamese dictionary
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Advanced English dictionary
lacking confidence and not brave; afraid of failing
He tried not to appear faint-hearted.
the faint-hearted noun [pl.]: The climb is not for the faint-hearted (= people who are not brave).
1 cowardly, timorous, afraid, frightened, scared, faint, lily-livered, white-livered, pusillanimous; timid, shy, diffident; Colloq yellow(-bellied), chicken-hearted, chicken-livered, chicken:
He's too faint-hearted to ask her to marry him.
2 irresolute, weak, ineffectual, feeble, puny, feckless:
She made only a faint-hearted attempt at reconciliation.