cowardliness


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Related to cowardliness: cowardice, courageousness
  • noun

Synonyms for cowardliness

Synonyms for cowardliness

the trait of lacking courage

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The opposition Clitophon envisages between courage ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) and moderation ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), occurring as it does right after he has been blamed for his cowardliness (2.
Miguel de Luna emphasizes the cowardliness of Rodrigo's actions, and states that the king "[.
At least we can be grateful that we no longer live in the era of the Red Scare with its cowardliness, venality, and violence.
This book is worth reading for what it tells of the Greek people of that time -- their sacrifice, suffering, courage, and cowardliness.
Guns and Western rationality in these films are equated with cowardliness, coded as ineffective tools and frameworks for taming the jiangshi's unruliness.
And to further show their cowardliness, they make sure they kill themselves along with their innocent victims.
Striking women is at the very extreme of cowardliness and the fact that it often happens in front of children only makes it more despicable.
They do not criticize the "effeminate" behavior of men such as dress, music and dance, but rather, they condemn military cowardliness and retreat.
The implication is that there are only two choices in any situation; one that is generally aligned with the ultimate direction of history, and one that responds to it out of cowardliness or reactionary envy--the reaction of Rumsfeld's "dead enders.
In the final analysis, the cowardliness of the war era's leaders is starkly clear.
Dear Silicon Jack: I think your article hits the nail on the head in many ways ["Dying for My Country," September 2004], the unfairness of the hook to get kids to join, and for sure the cowardliness of the ones now sending our youth to war.
Comment: Never underestimate the cowardliness of hate.
some cases, cowardliness, kindness, and greediness appear so integral to
Read the magnificent, thunderous power of Ralph McGill of the Atlanta Constitution (1958 Pulitzer) when he writes about the murderous cowardliness of civil-rights-era terrorists in destroying a church and a school.