And therefore much laughter at the defects of others is a sign of pusillanimity.
He afterwards reproached himself as guilty of pusillanimity.
Their example wonderfully inspires us with resolution, and silences all the pretexts of pusillanimity.
pusillanimity is fear following on the heels of fright like an attendant.
Word Origin and History for pusillanimity
late 14c., from Middle French pusillanimité (14c.), from Church Latin pusillanimitatem (nominative pusillanimitas) "faintheartedness," from Latin pusillanimis "fainthearted, having little courage" (see pusillanimous).