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quitter

Meaning: a person who gives up easily when faced with a difficult challenge

For example:

  • I remember our football coach saying there was nothing worse than a quitter, and nothing better than a trier who never gives up.

  • Timmy's always been a quitter. He just doesn't have the courage to get through the hard times.

Quick Quiz:

A quitter is a person who
  1. tries many different jobs
  2. has quit smoking cigarettes
  3. stops trying when something gets difficult

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