What is the opposite of courage?

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Noun
Opposite of the quality of being brave or confident without being reckless or thoughtless
“There is no reason for this other than craven cowardice in the face of power.”
Noun
Opposite of the condition of being determined
“Where he gets in trouble, again, is his unwillingness to make a firm stand on any issue.”
Noun
Opposite of a feeling of self-assurance arising from an appreciation of one's own abilities or qualities
“This insecurity persisted as I entered my teens, and my desire for the perfect body would consume my life.”
Noun
Opposite of the inclination or ability to fight or struggle
“He argued that change could be brought about through pacifism and appeasement.”
Noun
Opposite of the emotional or mental qualities necessary in dealing with difficult or distressing situations
Vulnerability can be a curse in a hostile environment.”
Noun
Opposite of the mental ability to handle or recover quickly from hardship
“Self-pity and defeatism are quickly banished from his mind whenever they turn up.”
Noun
Opposite of honor
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