Jan
10
2014

pusillanimous

Posted in Word of the Day by admin

pyulae nih məs

adjective

shamefully timid; cowardly.
The actor portrays a snivelling, pusillanimous husband who is bullied by his shrewish wife.

A Quotation from Alexis de Toqueville

No form or combination of social polity has yet been devised to make an energetic people out of a community of pusillanimous and enfeebled citizens.”
― Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America Volume 2

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