Sinonimi inglese britannico

Sinonimi di pusillanimous

(aggettivo ) 
Definition
timid and cowardly
(formal)  The authorities are too pusillanimous to deal with this situation.
Sinonimi
cowardly
I was too cowardly to complain.
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timid
A timid child, she had learnt obedience at an early age.
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spineless
bureaucrats and spineless politicians
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craven
The craven attackers pounced on the boy and stabbed him before fleeing.
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yellow (informal)
You yellow dogs!
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weak
a clash between a weak minister and a domineering civil servant
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fearful
I had often been very fearful and isolated.
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gutless (informal)
He has proved himself to be a gutless coward.
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timorous
He is a reclusive, timorous creature.
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faint-hearted
The voters may be ready to punish the politicians who devised a faint-hearted solidarity pact.
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recreant (archaic)
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chicken-hearted
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lily-livered (old-fashioned)
Contrari

sinonimi aggiuntivi

in the sense of craven
Definition
cowardly
The craven attackers pounced on the boy and stabbed him before fleeing.
Sinonimi
dastardly (old-fashioned),
mean-spirited,
timorous (literary),
pusillanimous (formal),
chickenshit (US, slang),
caitiff (archaic),
chicken-hearted,
yellow (informal),
niddering (archaic)
in the sense of faint-hearted
Definition
lacking courage and confidence
The voters may be ready to punish the politicians who devised a faint-hearted solidarity pact.
Sinonimi
boneless,
timorous (literary),
half-arsed (British, slang),
chickenshit (US, slang),
half-assed (US, Canadian, slang),
yellow (informal)
in the sense of fearful
Definition
afraid and full of fear
I had often been very fearful and isolated.
Sinonimi
wired (slang),
shrinking,
jittery (informal),
nervy (British, informal),
timorous (literary),
pusillanimous (formal),

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