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pusillanimous

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpusillanimouspu‧sil‧lan‧i‧mous /ˌpjuːsɪˈlænɪməs/ adjective formal  NERVOUSfrightened of taking even small risks syn cowardlypusillanimity /ˌpjuːsələˈnɪməti/ noun [uncountable]
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pusillanimousOthers would see the acceptance of this bounded walking environment as timid and pusillanimous.The man was not a grey-suit, not a whey-face, not a pusillanimous, coughing politician.The comfort and security you are chasing can only be temporary with pusillanimous people like you prancing around.
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