What does cowardly mean?

Definitions for cowardly
ˈkaʊ ərd licow·ard·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cowardly, fearful(adj)

    lacking courage; ignobly timid and faint-hearted

    "cowardly dogs, ye will not aid me then"- P.B.Shelley

Wiktionary

  1. cowardly(Adverb)

    In the manner of a coward.

  2. cowardly(Adjective)

    Showing cowardice. Lacking in courage, unacceptably fearful, usually meant with some implication of a lack of consideration for others.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cowardly(adj)

    wanting courage; basely or weakly timid or fearful; pusillanimous; spiritless

  2. Cowardly(adj)

    proceeding from fear of danger or other consequences; befitting a coward; dastardly; base; as, cowardly malignity

  3. Cowardly(adverb)

    in the manner of a coward

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cowardly in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cowardly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of cowardly in a Sentence

  1. L.F. Magister:

    Impossibilities is the easiest way to cowardly people find to justify their failures.

  2. Jimmy Curcuru:

    It was cowardly of them to write a letter like that.

  3. Attorney General Kamala Harris:

    Sitting behind a computer, committing what is essentially a cowardly and criminal act will not shield predators from the law or jail. we will continue to be vigilant and investigate and prosecute those who commit these deplorable acts.

  4. Miosotis Familia:

    She was doing her duty … unjustly targeted and murdered in a cowardly, unprovoked attack, this murder in cold blood is a tragedy. And sadly it is the latest in a troubling series of attacks on police officers over the past two years. These attacks must stop and we must honor the service of every law enforcement officer and the memory of those we have lost in the line of duty.

  5. Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin:

    I will not name the shooter, i will not give him the credit he probably sought prior to this horrific and cowardly act. You will never hear me mention his name. We would encourage media to avoid using it, to not repeat it. We encourage you not to glorify and create sensationalism for him. He in no way deserves this. Focus your attention on the victims, on the families, helping them get through this difficult time.

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