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COWARDICE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does cowardice mean? 

COWARDICE (noun)
  The noun COWARDICE has 1 sense:

1. the trait of lacking courage

  Familiarity information: COWARDICE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


COWARDICE (noun)


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Meaning:

The trait of lacking courage

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

cowardice; cowardliness

Hypernyms ("cowardice" is a kind of...):

spirit (a fundamental emotional and activating principle determining one's character)

Attribute:

cowardly; fearful (lacking courage; ignobly timid and faint-hearted)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "cowardice"):

cravenness (meanspirited cowardice)

fearfulness (the trait of being afraid)

dastardliness (treacherous cowardice)

Antonym:

courage (a quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain without showing fear)


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