Recreant synonyms recreant pronunciation recreant translation English dictionary definition of recreant. Renegade supporters of the usurper syn.
The craven fellow turned and ran.
Recreant definition. 1 adj having deserted a cause or principle some provinces had proved recreant Synonyms. Craven cowardly fearful lacking courage. Recreant n one who yields in combat one who begs for mercy one who admits defeat early 15c hence coward faint-hearted wretch from recreant adj and from Old French recreant as a noun one who acknowledges defeat a craven coward renegade traitor wretch In English sense of apostate deserter villain is from 1560s.
Unfaithful or disloyal to a belief duty or cause. Collins English Dictionary – Complete Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition William Collins Sons Co. Recreant definition is – crying for mercy.
Sur ces deux disques Fogerty joue de tous les instruments y compris le violon le banjo et la en recreant des standards de la musique populaire americaine. Consider the man who stands by his duty and goes to the stake rather than be recreant to it. A word of disgrace and obloquy rather than of any determinate meaningBut a horrible word it indeed is to the vanquished champion.
Craven recreant n 1. Meaning pronunciation picture example sentences grammar usage notes synonyms and more. Recreant definition cowardly or craven.
Since as a punishment to him for forfeiting the land of his principal by pronouncing that shameful word he is condemned as a recreant amittere. How to use recreate in a sentence. Recreate definition is – to give new life or freshness to.
Renegade disloyal deserting your allegiance or duty to leader or cause or principle adj lacking even the rudiments of courage. An abject coward syn. Dans le premier cas il choisit des pieces anciennes souvent proches du country du gospel pour les enregistrer dans.
How to use recreant in a sentence. Recreate definition to refresh by means of relaxation and enjoyment as restore physically or mentally. This recreant knight- Spenser syn.
From Old French recreant yielding giving from the verb recroire to yield in a trial by combat surrender allegiance itself from re-again back croire to entrust believe from Latin credereIn use in English as an adjective meaning confessing oneself to be overcome or vanquished since the 14th century the usage as a noun for a coward or faint-hearted was first recorded from. A craven proposal to raise the white flag. Unfaithful or disloyal to a belief duty or cause.
What does recreant mean. The sultan gave him one of his female relatives in marriage and the recreant knight appeared before Jerusalem at the head of an army of the infidels Synonyms unfaithful faithless false false-hearted untrue inconstant untrustworthy. Lacking even the rudiments of courage.
Victory is obtained if either champion proves recreant that is yields and pronounces the horrible word of craven. Abjectly fearful this recreant knight- Spenser Synonyms. Faint-hearted Meaning pronunciation translations and examples.
Definition of recreant adjective in Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary. Having deserted a cause or principle.