Translation of cowardice in Spanish:

cowardice

cobardía, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkaʊ(ə)rdəs/ /ˈkaʊədɪs/

noun

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    cobardía feminine
    an act of cowardice un acto de cobardía
    • Is it cowardice, the lack of moral backbone to tell the truth whatever the cost?
    • We have to make a definite move to cross over the boundary from cowardice to bravery.
    • He thought about ritual suicide and how it had changed from a demonstration of bravery to one of cowardice.
    • Medieval people had a horror of treachery and cowardice; the two were often felt to go hand in hand.
    • There is no reason for this other than craven cowardice in the face of power.
    • The only think that's stopping me is fear, cowardice, a reluctance to take risks and look dumb.
    • It was possible to speak more freely of courage, of cowardice, of fears and fantasies.
    • Now this is my turn to accuse, but I base my accusation on fact, not fear and cowardice.
    • I fear I will never know if it is cowardice, or the bravest thing I have ever done.
    • He says infantry that didn't keep moving and attacking would be accused of cowardice or dereliction of duty.
    • Some have dismissed this as cowardice by the court, but its not really.
    • When he acts with prudence, he must see to it that his prudence is not mistaken for cowardice or sloth.
    • The cowardice of those prepared to gossip to journalists but not join 24 others in signing a secret letter is pitiable.
    • The Premier's failure to seize it was an act of gross cowardice.
    • Is it really just a case of editorial cowardice or am I just plain wrong?
    • For mere seconds I toyed with cowardice, before curiosity and professionalism won out.
    • The author of one letter, which I threw away with reflexive cowardice, threatened to beat me up.
    • But remaining silent in the face of hatred is not a perspective, it is rueful cowardice.
    • If there was an Olympic medal for cowardice, I'd be a contender for gold.
    • It seeks pardons only for those killed for desertion and cowardice.