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pusillanimous

adjective uk   us   /ˌpjuː.sɪˈlæn.ɪ.məs/ formal
weak and cowardly (= not brave); frightened of taking risks: He's too pusillanimous to stand up to his opponents.
pusillanimity
noun [U] uk   /ˌpjuː.sɪ.ləˈnɪm.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/
pusillanimously
adverb uk   us   /-li/
Translations of “pusillanimous”
in Chinese (Traditional) 怯懦的,膽小的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 怯懦的,胆小的…
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