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.
Olivia added: "Otis came two weeks earlier than expected - an extreme adventure that is definitely not for the faint of heart.
Ultraviolent scenes mean it's not for the faint of heart.
What she has learned is not for the faint of heart.
This workbook of advanced projects is for intermediate users, but not for the faint of heart.
Scripted by award-winning playwright Mark O''Rowe, and punctuated with scenes of torture, Ian Fitzgibbon''s film is not for the faint of heart or easily offended.
Their 5500 Black Death motor ($7,350 standard) is a creature not for the faint of heart.
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.
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.
The PR agency got a public shaming, illustrating that this new consumer medium is not for the faint of heart.