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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: recreant(0.01074 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to recreant.
English → English (WordNet)
adj 1: having deserted a cause or principle; “some provinces had
proved recreant”; “renegade supporters of the usurper”
2: lacking even the rudiments of courage; abjectly fearful;
“the craven fellow turned and ran”; “a craven proposal to
raise the white flag”; “this recreant knight”- Spenser
n 1: an abject coward [syn: poltroon, craven]
2: a disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or
religion or political party or friend etc. [syn: deserter,
apostate, renegade, turncoat, ratter]
English → English (gcide)
Recreant \Rec"re*ant\ (-ant), a. [OF., cowardly, fr. recroire,
recreire, to forsake, leave, tire, discourage, regard as
conquered, LL. recredere se to declare one's self conquered
in combat; hence, those are called recrediti or recreanti who
are considered infamous; L. pref. re- again, back + credere
to believe, to be of opinion; hence, originally, to disavow
one's opinion. See Creed.]
1. Crying for mercy, as a combatant in the trial by battle;
yielding; cowardly; mean-spirited; craven. “This recreant
2. Apostate; false; unfaithful.
Who, for so many benefits received,
Turned recreant to God, ingrate and false. --Milton.
Recreant \Rec"re*ant\, n.
One who yields in combat, and begs for mercy; a
mean-spirited, cowardly wretch. --Blackstone.
You are all recreants and dastards! --Shak.