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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 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

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

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

If you do not have an absolutely clear vision of something, where you can follow the light to the end of the tunnel, then it doesn't matter whether you're bold or cowardly, or whether you're stupid or intelligent. Doesn't get you anywhere.
Werner Herzog

Every time you make the hard, correct decision you become a bit more courageous, and every time you make the easy, wrong decision you become a bit more cowardly. If you are CEO, these choices will lead to a courageous or cowardly company.
Ben Horowitz
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Cowardly Translations

cowardly in French is couard
cowardly in German is feig