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 for faint-hearted
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Faint-hearted \Faint"-heart`ed\, a.
     Wanting in courage; depressed by fear; easily discouraged or
     frightened; cowardly; timorous; dejected.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Fear not, neither be faint-hearted.      --Is. vii. 4.
     -- Faint"-heart`ed*ly, adv. -- Faint"-heart`ed*ness, n.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  faint-hearted
      adj 1: lacking conviction or boldness or courage; "faint heart
             ne'er won fair lady" [syn: faint, fainthearted,
             timid, faint-hearted]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  19 Moby Thesaurus words for "faint-hearted":
     afraid, chicken, cowardly, diffident, faint, feckless, feeble,
     frightened, ineffectual, irresolute, lily-livered, puny,
     pusillanimous, scared, shy, timid, timorous, weak, white-livered
  
  

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  47 Moby Thesaurus words for "fainthearted":
     abulic, afraid, chicken, chickenhearted, coward, cowardly, cowed,
     daunted, dismayed, faint, fearful, feeble, feebleminded, frail,
     funking, funky, henhearted, infirm, intimidated, invertebrate,
     lily-livered, milk-livered, milksoppish, milksoppy, mousy,
     overtimid, overtimorous, panic-prone, panicky, pigeonhearted,
     pliable, rabbity, sissified, sissy, soft, spineless, timid,
     timorous, unmanly, unmanned, weak, weak-kneed, weak-minded,
     weak-willed, weakhearted, white-livered, yellow
  
  

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