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Definition of Faintheartedly
Lexicographical Neighbors of Faintheartedly
Literary usage of Faintheartedly
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Nathan Bailey's Dictionary, English-German and German-English: Englisch by Nathan Bailey (1810)
"... dishearten: — aav. weakly, tenderly, faintheartedly, cowardly. ... fig-wort. geil/ adj. to be »old. vendible; fcit adv. faintheartedly •ale; ..."
2. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1919)
"The inalienable possession of the Belgium seaboard is therefore a matter of life and death to us, and the man is a traitor who would faintheartedly ..."
3. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1908)
"It is urged, faintheartedly, that a binding agreement was necessary before a commission was earned. This is not the prevailing view, and could not be the ..."
4. The Constitutional and Political History of the United States by Hermann Von Holst, John Joseph Lalor, Ira Hutchinson Brainerd (1885)
"But they could surely be induced by such arguments to reject the good with the bad, only on condition that they were first taught, faintheartedly to despair ..."
5. Italy and Her Invaders by Thomas Hodgkin (1885)
"... and, as far as we can see, his opponents, playing faintheartedly a losing game, did not again venture on any actual breach of the public peace. ..."