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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - With a lack of courage and determination.

Usage examples (34)
  • Whitson, recall, was the venal HRW expert said to be pusillanimously soft on Saudi Arabia.
  • Do you desire to act so pusillanimously that your children one day will have to blush for their fathers?
  • And Jimmy Cagney – the most pusillanimously, quintessentially Irish-American actor of them all – was one-quarter Norwegian.
  • Stravinsky's "gift to Israel" of Abraham and Isaac cannot be pusillanimously demeaned as matter-of-factly "bought and paid for." for more
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