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 in a Sentence

  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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