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  • faint´|heart´ed|ly — faint|heart|ed «FAYNT HAHR tihd», adjective. lacking courage to carry a thing through; cowardly; timid: »She had no use for her fainthearted suitor. SYNONYM(S): feeble, timorous. –faint´|heart´ed|ly, adverb. –faint´heart´ed|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • faint|heart|ed — «FAYNT HAHR tihd», adjective. lacking courage to carry a thing through; cowardly; timid: »She had no use for her fainthearted suitor. SYNONYM(S): feeble, timorous. –faint´|heart´ed|ly, adverb. –faint´heart´ed|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • faint-heart — faintˈ heart noun and adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑faint …   Useful english dictionary

  • faint|heart — «FAYNT HAHRT», noun. a fainthearted person …   Useful english dictionary

  • faint heart — n. a person who has a timid or reserved nature faint heart never won fair lady …   Useful english dictionary

  • faint´heart´ed|ness — faint|heart|ed «FAYNT HAHR tihd», adjective. lacking courage to carry a thing through; cowardly; timid: »She had no use for her fainthearted suitor. SYNONYM(S): feeble, timorous. –faint´|heart´ed|ly, adverb. –faint´heart´ed|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • faint heart never won fair lady — This means that you will not get the partner of your dreams if you lack the confidence to let them know how you feel …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • faint heart never won fair lady — Cf. c 1390 GOWER Confessio Amantis v. 6573 Bot as men sein, wher herte is failed, Ther schal no castell ben assailed. 1545 R. TAVERNER tr. Erasmus’ Adages (ed. 2) 10 A coward verely neuer obteyned the loue of a faire lady. 1580 LYLY Euphues & his …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • Faint-Heart, Mr —    A nonce name used to a man in Eustace Chisholm and the Works, by James Purdy. The expression is a rather antiquated synonym for a coward …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • faint·heart·ed — …   Useful english dictionary

  • faint heart never won fair lady — proverb timidity will prevent you from achieving your objective …   Useful english dictionary


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