faint of heart

faint of heart

Fig. people who are squeamish; someone who is sickened or disturbed by unpleasantness or challenge. The pathway around the top of the volcano, near the crater, is not for the faint of heart.
See also: faint, heart, of
References in classic literature ?
They are our sinister masters - the weak, the flabby, the silly, the cowardly, the faint of heart, and the slavish of mind.
Air travel, like old age, is not for the faint of heart, except when actually airborne" Former Tory minister Ann Widdecombe, who likes flying but not the hassle involved "I have moved house 94 times in my life.
Air travel, like old age, is not for the faint of heart, except when actually airborne" - Former Tory minister Ann Widdecombe, who likes flying but not the hassle involved.
What she has learned is not for the faint of heart.
Their 5500 Black Death motor ($7,350 standard) is a creature not for the faint of heart.
21st century school leadership is not for the faint of heart and as with any organization a school is only as successful as their leadership.
Not for the faint of heart, lest you want a case of tinnitus that sounds like a set of wind chimes caught in the middle of a typhoon.
And he's quick to caution the faint of heart to stay away from what he's dubbed the Rogue Film School.
In fact, David: The Penance List comes complete with a front-cover message - "Caution, if you are faint of heart, with strong, virtuous beliefs, please do not read this book, as you will find it offensive.
ANOTHER bizarre TV3 tale which isn't for the faint of heart.
Purchasing a franchise is not an investment for the faint of heart.
Though decidedly not for the faint of heart, Cannibalism, Headhunting and Human Sacrifice in North America is not a lurid true-crime tell-all, but rather a solid a work of scholarship and anthropology, grounded firmly in archaeological evidence.
A chilling tale of negative human dynamics, not for the faint of heart.
But the faint of heart be warned: Even cartooned googly eyes and outfits don't make ticks, lice, or nematodes any less itchy.
Though not for the faint of heart (it's quite strong in taste) or those counting calories (hello--condensed milk and sugar), it is a deliciously creamy, sweet tea beverage that I always order when dining at my favorite Thai joint.