Definition of recreancy in US English:

recreancy

noun

archaic
  • See recreant

    • ‘This I understand to mean that the punishment for recreancy falls on the champion himself unless his hirer raises him from the field.’
    • ‘Cowardice had stayed my hand and silenced my tongue, and now I would have to live with the outcome of my insufferable recreancy.’

Pronunciation

recreancy

/-ənsē/