What is another word for recreant?

545 synonyms found


[ ɹˈɛkɹiːənt], [ ɹˈɛkɹiːənt], [ ɹ_ˈɛ_k_ɹ_iː__ə_n_t]

Recreant is an archaic or formal term that is not frequently used in modern English. It refers to someone who is disloyal, cowardly, or unfaithful. There are a few different synonyms that could be used in its place depending on the context. Some similar words might include traitor, turncoat, deserter, apostate, or backslider. Each of these terms conveys a sense of betrayal or disloyalty, and may be more appropriate in different contexts. For instance, someone who betrays their country might be called a traitor, while someone who abandons their religious beliefs might be called an apostate.

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How to use "Recreant" in context?

Conductive, rebellious and always on the move, renegades are those who refuse to follow the rules set by society. This can manifest itself in a number of ways, from refusing to abide by conventional norms, to thumbing their nose at authority, to being highly experimental. This trait can make renegades difficult people to manage, but it often also makes them very creative, innovative and forward-thinking.

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