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Not brave or willing to take risks - synonyms and 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

nervous and easy to frighten

faint-hearted

adjective

not brave or enthusiastic

chicken

adjective

not brave enough to do something

yellow

adjective

not brave

craven

adjective

not brave

pusillanimous

adjective

not brave

afraid/scared of your own shadow

very easily frightened

JOMO

… a feeling of pleasure you get from spending time doing what you want and not worrying about what other people are doing or saying

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brain fade

a temporary inability to think clearly or remember information

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