fainthearted

[feynt-hahr-tid]
adjective
lacking courage; cowardly; timorous.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English feynt hertyd. See faint, hearted

faintheartedly, adverb
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Example sentences
The path to the mountain gorillas is not for the fainthearted.
But despite its ten per cent alcohol, it seemed almost too fainthearted.
Clearly these sketching trips were not for the fainthearted.
Probably not, since the presidency was not designed for the fainthearted.
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