the faint of heart

the faint of heart

A person who tends to easily experience stress, fear, anxiety, sickness, or discomfort when facing unpleasantness, graphic imagery, physical strain, or risk. We must warn you that the following video contains images that may be unsuitable for the faint of heart. Part of the hike is along a narrow path very close to a sheer cliff, so it's certainly not for the faint of heart!
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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.
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They are our sinister masters - the weak, the flabby, the silly, the cowardly, the faint of heart, and the slavish of mind.
Caida del Cielo is not flamenco for the faint of heart. Rocio Molina disassembles the hypersexualized stereotypes surrounding the style, stripping away all artifice and reaching a new level of freedom.
The singer has rented two bikes from London for this task, which isn't for the faint of heart.
Testers agreed the heat level on Fiery Hot was fierce, not for the faint of heart. If you like it spicy though, toss some Fiery Hot Peatos into your TV time snack line-up.
This bridge in Switzerland is not for the faint of heart! The 494 meter (1,621 foot)-long bridge spans a valley in the Swiss Alps.
The junior venue carries a fearsome reputation as a graveyard for the faint of heart but Moore insists Ayr will revel in the challenge.
"TV is not for the faint of heart" Actress Julia Roberts.
"TV is not for the faint of heart" Actress Julia Roberts "Me, I'm dishonest, and you can always trust a dishonest man to be dishonest.
"TV is not for the faint of heart for sure but we were very efficient and aligned and we had great momentum.
Roberts also said: "TV is not for the faint of heart for sure but we were very efficient and aligned and we had great momentum.
The sport of skeleton is not for the faint of heart. Starting from a crouch, riders take a running start while grasping a small sled, which they ride down an ice track at speeds of up to 80 m.p.h.
Try to ease into it with a beginner shade (for the faint of heart), then eventually progress to the wild card!
Critique: Though not for the faint of heart, "Zora: A Cruel Tale" is inherently fascinating and consistently entertaining from cover to cover.
'Marriage is not for the faint of heart. Love is an absolute risk,' the pair wrote.
"The supermarket business is not for the faint of heart," said Peter Larkin, president and chief executive officer of the National Grocers Association.