Synonyms of faint-hearted in English:


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1‘the more faint-hearted tenants left after the raid’

timid, timorous, nervous, easily scared, easily frightened, scared, fearful, afraid, trembling, quaking, cowering, daunted
cowardly, craven, spiritless, spineless, pusillanimous, weak, weak-willed, unmanly, lily-livered, pigeon-hearted, weak-kneed, weakling
British nervy
Scottish feart
informal soft, jumpy, jittery, chicken, chicken-hearted, chicken-livered, yellow, yellow-bellied, gutless, sissy, wimpy, wimpish
British informal wet
North American informal spooked, candy-assed
North American vulgar slang chickenshit
archaic recreant, poor-spirited
archaic, informal funky

bold, brave