What is another word for pusillanimous?

179 synonyms found


[ pjˌuːsɪlˈanɪməs], [ pjˌuːsɪlˈanɪməs], [ p_j_ˌuː_s_ɪ_l_ˈa_n_ɪ_m_ə_s]

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How to use "Pusillanimous" in context?

The word "pusillanimous" means cowardly or timorous. A person who is pusillanimous is timid and indecisive, and may be unwilling to fight or to stand up for themselves. This trait can be traced back to the Latin word "pusillus," meaning little or smaller.

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