Origin of fainthearted
Related formsfaint·heart·ed·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for fainthearted
Defraud not the poor of his living: and be not fainthearted when thou sittest in judgment.
Sometimes the very opposite is in place; and so Paul writes, "Encourage the fainthearted."
It gave to the brave the most daring heroism, and inspired the fainthearted with the courage of despair.The Martyr of the Catacombs|Anonymous
The word rendered "fainthearted" is only used in this single passage; yet every one knows what it means.
But exactly what God was teaching and training him to be, was not to be fainthearted—not to be terrified.Sermons on National Subjects|Charles Kingsley