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Synonyms for fainthearted

lacking conviction or boldness or courage

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The horse thrown out by a lot of handicappers, who sized him up as a fainthearted speedster, ran courageously to do as well as he did.
Combating the pandemic ravaging the world is not for the fainthearted, though, as emotional challenges are par for the course--in hospice and health care work, the suffering and death of some patients are to be expected.
IT'S definitely a bug's life at Liverpool Museum - and not a venue for the fainthearted.
LUKAS Moodysson's latest is not for the fainthearted (no pun intended), laying bare the emotional devastation wrought by an amateur pornographer when he casts a friend in his latest "masterpiece".
Be warned: Installing a hard drive is not for the fainthearted.
These essays are not for the fainthearted as many deal with tragic death, physical abuse and destitution.
The two were carried away by their suddenly fainthearted accomplices.
As useful as this book is, it is not for beginners or the fainthearted.
The walkway winds in a decidedly perilous fashion between the cubic steel skeleton, which makes the simple matter of traversing the bridge an adventure not for the fainthearted.
These modern shapes with a twist, from Focus, should add instant character to any corner, creating a flamboyant look definitely not for the fainthearted.
This is definitely not for the fainthearted," he said.
Northern Ballet Theatre's Cinderella is certainly not for the fainthearted nor the traditional romantic who hopes to see pumpkin and mice magically turned into coach and prancing steeds.