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Definition of Cowardly

Cowardly

  1. Wanting courage; basely or weakly timid or fearful; pusillanimous; spiritless.
  2. Proceeding from fear of danger or other consequences; befitting a coward; dastardly; base; as, cowardly malignity.
  3. In the manner of a coward.

Cowardly Quotations

It is only the great hearted who can be true friends. The mean and cowardly, Can never know what true friendship means.
Charles Kingsley

It is just as cowardly to judge an absent person as it is wicked to strike a defenseless one. Only the ignorant and narrow-minded gossip, for they speak of persons instead of things.
Lawrence G. Lovasik

Stupid as a man, say the women: cowardly as a woman, say the men. Stupidity in a woman is unwomanly.
Friedrich Nietzsche

The people to fear are not those who disagree with you, but those who disagree with you and are too cowardly to let you know.
Napoleon Bonaparte

A conservative is a man who is too cowardly to fight and too fat to run.
Elbert Hubbard
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Cowardly Translations

cowardly in French is couard
cowardly in German is feig

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