Pusillanimously
Pusillanimously Pu`sil*lan"i*mous*ly (p[=u]`s[i^]l*l[a^]n"[i^]*m[u^]s*l[y^]), adv. With pusillanimity. [1913 Webster]

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  • pusillanimously — adverb see pusillanimous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pusillanimously — See pusillanimous. * * * …   Universalium

  • pusillanimously — adverb In a pusillanimous manner …   Wiktionary

  • pusillanimously — pjuːsɪ lænɪmÉ™slɪ adv. in a cowardly manner, fearfully, timidly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pusillanimously — pu·sil·lan·i·mous·ly …   English syllables

  • pusillanimously — adverb with a lack of courage and determination simperingly, the accused begged for mercy • Syn: ↑simperingly • Derived from adjective: ↑pusillanimous * * * adverb : in a pusillanimous manner * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • pusillanimous — pusillanimously, adv. /pyooh seuh lan euh meuhs/, adj. 1. lacking courage or resolution; cowardly; faint hearted; timid. 2. proceeding from or indicating a cowardly spirit. [1580 90; < LL pusillanimis petty spirited, equiv. to L pusill(us) very… …   Universalium

  • simperingly — adverb with a lack of courage and determination simperingly, the accused begged for mercy • Syn: ↑pusillanimously • Derived from adjective: ↑pusillanimous (for: ↑pusillanimously) …   Useful english dictionary

  • pusillanimous — adjective Etymology: Late Latin pusillanimis, from Latin pusillus very small (diminutive of pusus boy) + animus spirit; perhaps akin to Latin puer child more at puerile, animate Date: 1586 lacking courage and resolution ; marked by contemptible… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pusillanimous — adjective /pjuːsɪlˈænɪmʊs,pjuːsəlˈænəmʊs/ Showing ignoble cowardice, or contemptible timidity The soldier deserted his troop in a pusillanimous manner. See Also: pusillanimously, pusillanimousness …   Wiktionary

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