[ pyoo-suh-luh-nim-i-tee ]
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  1. the state or condition of being pusillanimous; timidity; cowardliness.

Origin of pusillanimity

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English word from Late Latin word pusillanimitās.See pusillanimous, -ity

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How to use pusillanimity in a sentence

  • But the pusillanimity which I have observed among the so-called Liberals has given me cause for reflection.

    Ghosts | Henrik Ibsen