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cowardice


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cowardice  \Cow"ard*ice\  (-[i^]s),  n.  [F.  couardise  fr  couard. 
  See  {Coward}.] 
  Want  of  courage  to  face  danger;  extreme  timidity; 
  pusillanimity;  base  fear  of  danger  or  hurt;  lack  of  spirit. 
 
  The  cowardice  of  doing  wrong  --Milton. 
 
  Moderation  was  despised  as  cowardice.  --Macaulay. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cowardice 
  n  :  the  trait  of  lacking  courage  [syn:  {cowardliness}]  [ant:  {courage}] 




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