faintheartedness

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Etymology[edit]

From fainthearted +‎ -ness.

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faintheartedness (plural faintheartednesses)

  1. The quality or state of being fainthearted.
    • 1899, Dante Gabriel Rossetti (transl.), The New Life (La Vita Nuova) of Dante Alighieri, Siddall edition, pages 77-78.
      In the third, I say what it is I purpose to speak so as not to be impeded by faintheartedness.

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  • (quality or state of being fainthearted): fearfulness

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