faint-heartedness


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Some of the seeming faint-heartedness that so irks them is perfectly appropriate quality control by editors wanting to get things right.
You will not see faint-heartedness in this process.
In his playing days, Souness built a well-earned reputation as a midfield hard-man and the United manager has done little to hide his frustration at the faint-heartedness of some of his players.
On an afternoon when incessant rain was accompanied by howling winds, the Philip Hobbs-trained winner belied his reputation for faint-heartedness by winning for the first time in 15 months, albeit helped by last-fence blunders from both Black Optimist and odds-on Beyond Control.
Now we learn - via a leaked report - that attempts to address riot-torn Bradford's problems have been undermined by faint-heartedness.