What does recreant mean?

recreant in AZ Dictionary

(a) Unfaithful or disloyal to a belief, task, or cause.
(a) Craven or cowardly.
(a) disloyal, unfaithful, surrendering allegiance.
(n) A faithless or disloyal individual.
(n) A coward.
(n) someone who is recreant. Somebody who yields in fight, or is cowardly and faint-hearted.
willing to yield in fight; acknowledging beat; therefore, craven; cowardly. Compare craven.
Unfaithful to task; betraying trust.

recreant in Community Dictionary

Anglo-French roots with a youthful Latin cause of "recredere", meaning to resign oneself to a judgment.To give up or yield.To be unfaithful to duty or allegiance.To cry out for help.Cowardly. by BobbieReport definition

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  • Sentence for "recreant"
    • He whom thou hast called recreant
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  • Synonym for "recreant"
    • yielding, cowardly, meanspirited, craven, apostate
  • Hypernym for "recreant"
    • coward, quitter
  • Equivalent for "recreant"
    • disloyal, cowardly, fearful
  • Form for "recreant"
    • recreantly, recreance, recreancy
  • Same Context for "recreant"
    • slothful, craven, perfidious, dastard, retrogressive
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