HyperDic: recreant

English > 4 senses of the word recreant:
ADJECTIVEallrecreant, renegadehaving deserted a cause or principle
allrecreant, cravenlacking even the rudiments of courage
NOUNperson recreant, poltroon, cravenan abject coward
person recreant, deserter, apostate, renegade, turncoat, rattera disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.
English > recreant: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving deserted a cause or principle.
Example"some provinces had proved recreant"
Synonymrenegade
Broaderdisloyaldeserting your allegiance or duty to leader or cause or principle
Spanishrenegado, traicionero, traidor
Nounsrecreanta disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.
English > recreant: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaninglacking even the rudiments of courage; abjectly fearful.
Example "this recreant knight"- Spenser
Synonymcraven
Broadercowardly, fearfullacking courage
Nounsrecreantan abject coward
English > recreant: 4 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn abject coward.
Synonymspoltroon, craven
BroadercowardA person who shows fear or timidity
Spanishcobarde, defector, desertor, miedoso, renegado
Adjectivesrecreantlacking even the rudiments of courage
English > recreant: 4 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc..
Synonymsdeserter, apostate, renegade, turncoat, ratter
BroaderquitterA person who gives up too easily
Spanishapóstata, desertor, renegado, tránsfuga
Catalanapòstata, oportunista, renegat
Adjectivesrecreanthaving deserted a cause or principle

©2001-22 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict