fainthearted Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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faintheartedadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˌfeɪntˈhɑː.tɪd/  us   /-ˈhɑːr.t̬ɪd/
Someone who is fainthearted is not ​confident or ​brave and ​dislikes taking ​unnecessaryrisks: He ​deals with ​subjects more fainthearted ​filmmakers would ​stay away from.

faintheartednoun [plural]

uk   /ˌfeɪntˈhɑː.tɪd/  us   /-ˈhɑːr.t̬ɪd/
the fainthearted people who are not ​brave: The ​drive along the ​windingcoastroad is not for the fainthearted.
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