Synonyms for recreant

Synonyms for (noun) recreant

Synonyms: deserter, turncoat, apostate, ratter, recreant, renegade

Definition: a disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.

Similar words: quitter

Definition: a person who gives up too easily

Synonyms: craven, poltroon, recreant

Definition: an abject coward

Similar words: coward

Definition: a person who shows fear or timidity

Synonyms for (adj) recreant

Synonyms: craven, recreant

Definition: lacking even the rudiments of courage; abjectly fearful

Usage: the craven fellow turned and ran; a craven proposal to raise the white flag; this recreant knight- Spenser

Similar words: fearful, cowardly

Definition: lacking courage; ignobly timid and faint-hearted

Usage: cowardly dogs, ye will not aid me then- P.B.Shelley

Synonyms: recreant, renegade

Definition: having deserted a cause or principle

Usage: some provinces had proved recreant; renegade supporters of the usurper

Similar words: disloyal

Definition: deserting your allegiance or duty to leader or cause or principle

Usage: disloyal aides revealed his indiscretions to the papers

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