Scared vs Cowardly - What's the difference?

scared | cowardly |


As adjectives the difference between scared and cowardly

is that scared is having fear; afraid, frightened while cowardly is showing cowardice; lacking in courage; basely or weakly fearful.

As a verb scared

is (scare).

As an adverb cowardly is

in the manner of a coward.

scared

English

Adjective

(en-adj)
  • Having fear; afraid, frightened.
  • Synonyms

    * See

    Verb

    (head)
  • (scare)
  • Anagrams

    *

    cowardly

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In the manner of a coward.
  • * , Folio Society, 2006, vol.1, p.48:
  • I love to follow them, but not so cowardly , as my life remaine thereby in subjection.

    Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • Showing cowardice; lacking in courage; basely or weakly fearful.
  • * Shakespeare
  • The cowardly rascals that ran from the battle.
  • * Burke
  • The cowardly rashness of those who dare not look danger in the face.