Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio » Dictionary » C » Coverall ... Cowper


Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does cowardice mean? 

  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 


Sense 1cowardice [BACK TO TOP]


The trait of lacking courage

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects


cowardice; cowardliness

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

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


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)


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

 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"It's easy to be wise after the event." (English proverb)

"Ask questions from your heart and you will be answered from the heart." (Native American proverb, Omaha)

"There's no place like home." (American proverb)

"The pen is mightier than the sword." (Dutch proverb)

 COWARDICE: related words searches 

Page delivered in 0.0674 seconds

AudioEnglish Definitions... Just One Click Away!
Now you can lookup any word in our dictionary, right from the search box in your browser! Click here to add the dictionary to your list of search providers.

Dictionary: go up
Dictionary: go down


Other popular searches: