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Synonyms for pusillanimous
ˌpyu səˈlæn ə məs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pusillanimous, poor-spirited, unmanly(adj)

    lacking in courage and manly strength and resolution; contemptibly fearful

    Synonyms:
    unmanful, unmanly, poor-spirited, unmanlike

    Antonyms:
    courageous, brave

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. pusillanimous

    Synonyms:
    afraid, cowardly, cringing, faint-hearted, fearful, frightened, shrinking, timid, timorous

    Antonyms:
    adventurous, bold, brave, chivalric, chivalrous, courageous, daring, dauntless, doughty, fearless, gallant, heroic, intrepid, undaunted, undismayed, valiant, venturesome

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. pusillanimous

    Synonyms:
    cowardly, timorous, faintheartedness, meanspirited

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pusillanimous(a.)

    Synonyms:
    cowardly, timorous, recreant, effeminate, spiritless, weak, mean-spirited, faint-hearted, DOUGH-FACED

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pusillanimous(a)

    Synonyms:
    cowardly

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How to use pusillanimous in a sentence?

  1. Spiro Agnew:

    Ultraliberalism today translates into a whimpering isolationism in foreign policy, a mulish obstructionism in domestic policy, and a pusillanimous pussyfooting on the critical issue of law and order.


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