Definition of cravenness in English:


Pronunciation /ˈkrāv(ə)n(n)əs/ /ˈkreɪv(ə)n(n)əs/


See craven

‘Their cravenness on immigration is deeply disturbing.’
  • ‘It calls for ‘responsibility,’ then shirks it with surreal cravenness.’
  • ‘Characters thus afflicted may be realistic but they are also tiresomely predictable in their cravenness.’
  • ‘No, what I like about this plan is it's complete cravenness.’
  • ‘Why did people behave as they did - whether with cruelty or kindness, cravenness or courage?’