uncourageous


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a ruthless and uncourageous parent and leader (690).
West condemns him, and yet she goes on to state a paradox: she respects him for his courage in "defending this uncourageous position" (439).
characterizes himself as an uncourageous anti-hero, unfit to lead his
These are the ones that James laid bare: it is wrong, uncourageous, unmanly, a kind of self-indulgent cheating, to have recourse to this kind of interpretation, which we know appeals to something in us, offers comfort, or meaning, and which we therefore should fend off, unless absolutely driven to them by the evidence, which is manifestly not the case.
French generals hamstrung their forces with inadequate doctrine, poor training, uncourageous leadership in the field and in the corridors of power, and a flawed plan of campaign that offered opportunity exactly where the Germans attempted to seize it.
But I'm not uncourageous and, being on my own - the caring Andrew Morton had shussed well ahead - I knew I had to make the effort or freeze to death and be found next spring after the thaw.
Needless to say the Africans are never shown as hunting people, except on rare occasions when they are seen as poor, incompetent, uncourageous hunters who need the help of the seasoned white hunter.