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n. - The trait of lacking courage.

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Usage examples (37)
  • 'Dear, do you wish me to help you against what you call your cowardice?
  • I have seen him, in Paris, commit what I call the cowardice of thought.
  • Excuse me, Balsquith; but that consideration is what we call cowardice in the army.
  • "I believe that what you term your cowardice is merely a physical weakness," declared the girl.
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