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pusillanimity

pusillanimity

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

Definition of PUSILLANIMITY

:  the quality or state of being pusillanimous :  cowardliness

Examples of PUSILLANIMITY

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

First Known Use of PUSILLANIMITY

14th century

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