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They are the legacy of years of neglect and political cowardice. Times, Sunday Times (2010)To take to it with a chisel would be an act of intellectual laziness and moral cowardice. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Then he had the nerve to be pleased when it was little more than cowardice in the face of the enemy. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is a public health disaster, born out of outright political cowardice. Times, Sunday Times (2014)His inertia was not cowardice, but political conviction. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Politics and religion are blended seamlessly with personal feuds, courage with cowardice. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)This left the two that had claimed most lives - cowardice and desertion. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I understand their haste but future generations may not be as sympathetic to our cowardice and laziness. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Men get so much stick from women for disloyalty and emotional weakness; for cowardice in the face of difficult stuff. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Prime Ministers need many qualities, political cowardice is not one. The Sun (2007)That's completely wrong, a feeble excuse for laziness or cowardice. Times, Sunday Times (2011)To pick on a country with half the population of Wiltshire was cowardice, not courage. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There is, of course, a strong political case for cowardice in the face of the enemy. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Three hundred and six British servicemen were shot for offences against military law, including cowardice and desertion. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'cowardice'
British English: cowardice NOUN
Cowardice is cowardly behaviour.
He openly accused his opponents of cowardice.
Definition of cowardice from the Collins English Dictionary
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