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Another word for cowardly

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Adjective
  1. Ignobly lacking in courage

    See also:

    fear

Another word for cowardly

Modifier
  1. Lacking courage

  2. Suggestive of a coward

    See also:

    weak

  3. In the manner of a coward

Synonym Study

  • Dastardly connotes a sneaking, malicious cowardice that is manifested in a despicable act a dastardly informer
  • Pusillanimous implies an ignoble, contemptible lack of courage or resolution pusillanimous submission
  • Craven implies abject or fainthearted fear a craven fear for one's life
  • Cowardly , the general term, suggests a reprehensible lack of courage in the face of danger or pain a cowardly deserter