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Synonyms for cowardlyˈkaʊ ərd li

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cowardly, fearful(adj)

    lacking courage; ignobly timid and faint-hearted

    Synonyms:
    dread(a), fearful, dire, terrible, horrendous, fearsome, horrific, timorous, dreaded, cowardly, awful, trepid, frightful, frightening, dreadful, direful

    Antonyms:
    gritty, stouthearted, spunky, mettlesome, undaunted, game, courageous, gamy, brave, stalwart, desperate, gallant, heroic, gamey, valorous, spirited, valiant, lionhearted

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cowardly(a.)

    Synonyms:
    pusillanimous, dastardly, craven, fearful, timorous, timid, diffident, faint-hearted, chicken-hearted, white-livered, showing the white feather

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

laf, coward, dastardly, cowardice, vile, faint-hearted, gutless, timid, loose, drop, despicable


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