cravenness cravenness


  • (n) meanspirited cowardice


  1. Tom Kneebone makes of the Dauphin a mixture of skittish cravenness and caustic venom, while William Needles' inquisitor is magisterially forbidding.
  2. Lester looks for most of his humor in Flashman's cravenness and clumsiness, sources that are rather too quickly exhausted.
  3. The American press is playing right into the hands of the Communists by publishing such cravenness.


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cynic cynic
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