Definition for PU-SIL-LAN'I-MOUS

PU-SIL-LAN'I-MOUS, a. [Fr. pusillanime; It. pusillanimo.]

  1. Destitute of that strength and firmness of mind which constitutes courage, bravery and fortitude; being of weak courage; mean spirited; cowardly; applied to persons; as, a pusillanimous prince.
  2. Proceeding from weakness of mind or want of courage; feeble; as, pusillanimous counsels. – Bacon.

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