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wimp

noun [C]     /wɪmp/ informal disapproving
a person who is not strong, brave, or confident: I'm afraid I'm a bit of a wimp when it comes to climbing up ladders.Heroes and cowards wimpish     /ˈwɪm.pɪʃ/ adjective (also wimpy) I'm far too wimpish to go rock climbing.Weakness and vulnerabilityCowardly
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