How tragic that one of her last acts as principal will reward someone who epitomizes that cowardice.
In the back of their patrol car, with her hands cuffed behind her, she mocks their cowardice.
And in most cases, the villain is not Washington, but foreign leaders escaping common action with cowardice and hypocrisy.
The term remains a handy tag we stick on deeds which in our beguilement or cowardice we cannot or will not confront.
In the end he told the general he should shoot himself for his cowardice.
When men see our cowardice, what can they think but that we must know that we have cause to be afraid?
Perhaps the quiet of his boy had not been altogether the quiet of cowardice.
He laughed aloud, taunted his assailants with cowardice, and continued firing.
He was buried at Dublin, with an epitaph recording his cowardice.
Stood face to face with the Rebels at Elmira, and never evinced the slightest degree of cowardice.
c.1300, from Old French coardise (13c.), from coard, coart (see coward) + noun suffix -ise.
Cowardice, as distinguished from panic, is almost always simply a lack of ability to suspend the functioning of the imagination. [Ernest Hemingway, "Men at War," 1942]