Definition of faint-heartedly in US English:

faint-heartedly

adverb

  • See faint-hearted

    • ‘They gave battle but faint-heartedly, being all unready for an enemy, and presently threw down their arms and begged for quarter.’
    • ‘"We are going to bypass this place, too?" Lontel asked faint-heartedly as he studied the valley walls that steepened into cliffs and narrowed until they almost touched the outer walls of Midpost.’

Pronunciation

faint-heartedly

/ˌfeɪntˈhɑrdədli//ˌfāntˈhärdədlē/