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ADJ   pusillanimous | more pusillanimous | most pusillanimous
SYNO poor-spirited | pusillanimous | unmanly
pusillanimous {adj}малодушен
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Translation for 'pusillanimous' from English to Bulgarian

pusillanimous {adj}
Usage Examples English
  • Like many other churchmen, he thought that the Indians were pusillanimous and weak and that they were easily led astray.
  • Nevertheless, it surrendered to the Russians in a matter of weeks and 1808, due to the forceful demands of Russian General Jan Pieter van Suchtelen and the pusillanimous responses of Swedish Vice-Admiral Carl Olof Cronstedt.
  • During the Renaissance the fangs of the fable were being drawn by European authors, who restricted their criticism to pusillanimous conduct in the face of rashly proposed solutions.
  • "The Enahoro affair" became an issue of human rights versus the government's pusillanimous wish not to offend Nigeria, and put the Tory prime minister, Harold Macmillan, and his home secretary, Henry Brooke, in a difficult position.
  • In common with other Conservative papers, the "Daily Mail" used the Anglo-German naval race as a way of criticising the Liberal governments that were in power from 1906 onward, claiming that the Liberals were too pusillanimous in their response to the Tirpitz plan.
  • As Act 1 progresses, Jimmy becomes more and more vituperative, transferring his contempt for Alison's family onto her personally, calling her "pusillanimous" and generally belittling her to Cliff.
  • After Alamelu complains to Varada about this, Varada seeks to end the eve teasing but he is a timid, pusillanimous person.
  • He was bitterly critical of what he called the "highly inappropriate and pusillanimous policy" of Western countries in declining to pursue suspected war criminals, singling out France and the United Kingdom as particular culprits.
  • He describes them as pusillanimous in habitus, weak, but zealous in faith and spirit.
  • Riku and Tunna strongly opposed Animalia's decision in public, calling it hypocritical and pusillanimous, as one of the story's points was to criticize western industrial farming.
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