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pusillanimity

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noun pu·sil·la·nim·i·ty \ˌpyü-sə-lə-ˈni-mə-tē also ˌpyü-zə-\

Definition of pusillanimity

  1. :  the quality or state of being pusillanimous :  cowardliness



Examples of pusillanimity in a sentence

  1. <the pusillanimity shown by the press on this issue after the administration began applying pressure>



14th Century

First Known Use of pusillanimity

14th century


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