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English definition of “fainthearted”

fainthearted

adjective [before noun]     /ˌfeɪntˈhɑː.tɪd/ US  /-ˈhɑːr.t̬ɪd/
describes someone who is not confident or brave and dislikes taking unnecessary risks: The terrorist threat in the region has kept fainthearted tourists away.Cowardly
(Definition of fainthearted adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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