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Not brave or willing to take risks - synonyms or related words

cowardly

adjective

a cowardly person is not brave enough to fight or do something difficult or dangerous that they should do

spineless

adjective

not brave or determined enough to deal with a situation well

feeble

adjective

afraid to do something difficult or unpleasant

timorous

adjective

formal

nervous and easy to frighten

faint-hearted

adjective

not brave or enthusiastic

chicken

adjective

informal

not brave enough to do something

yellow

adjective

informal

not brave

craven

adjective

formal

not brave

pusillanimous

adjective

formal

not brave

afraid/scared of your own shadow

very easily frightened

rat tail

a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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speak human

(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people

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