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Definition of cowardice noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    cowardice

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈkaʊərdəs//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1fear or lack of courage opposite bravery, courage
  2. 2 The lieutenant had displayed cowardice in the face of the enemy.
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