As I kept deafly and pusillanimously to my room, I am far from sure what happened during the remainder of the night.
Isabel has confessed nothing to you, and I know by your lies to me how pusillanimously you must have been lying to her.
However, in spite of their opinion, I pusillanimously decided to hold off for a fortnight, and then fire without notice.
I say nothing about the political bear-garden—I fear I pusillanimously keep out of it.
They have pusillanimously abandoned the remnant of La Romana's army in order not to delay its retreat a single half day.
Do you desire to act so pusillanimously that your children one day will have to blush for their fathers?
early 15c., from Late Latin pusillanimis "having little courage" (used in Church Latin to translate Greek oligopsychos "small-souled"), from Latin pusillis "very weak, little" (diminutive of pullus "young animal;" see foal (n.)) + animus "spirit, courage" (see animus). Related: Pusillanimously; pusillanimousness.