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1. cowardice

noun. ['ˈkaʊɝdəs'] the trait of lacking courage.

Synonyms

  • cowardly
  • dastardliness
  • cravenness
  • spirit
  • fearful
  • fearfulness

Antonyms

  • brave
  • fearlessness
  • unafraid
  • noble

Etymology

  • cowardise (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cuardise (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Cowardice

  • addidas'
  • broadus
  • candace
  • delgiudice
  • exodus
  • goddess
  • gradus
  • indus
  • jaundice
  • judas
  • landess
  • lapidus
  • logiudice
  • madis
  • modus
  • pardus
  • redus
  • rhodus
  • sodus
  • stewardess

Sentences with cowardice


1. Noun, singular or mass
Afterward, he doesn't want to admit his cowardice and determines to get rid of Hassan.

Quotes about cowardice


1. They tell us that suicide is the greatest piece of cowardice... that suicide is wrong; when it is quite obvious that there is nothing in the world to which every man has a more unassailable title than to his own life and person.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

2. When we create hope and opportunity in the lives of others, we allow love, decency and promise to triumph over cowardice and hate.
- Kirsten Gillibrand

3. Humor is the most engaging cowardice.
- Robert Frost

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