Pusillanimously



[pyoo-suh-lan-uh-muh s] /ˌpyu səˈlæn ə məs/

adjective
1.
lacking courage or resolution; cowardly; faint-hearted; timid.
2.
proceeding from or indicating a cowardly spirit.
/ˌpjuːsɪˈlænɪməs/
adjective
1.
characterized by a lack of courage or determination
adj.

early 15c., from Late Latin pusillanimis “having little courage” (used in Church Latin to translate Greek oligopsychos “small-souled”), from Latin pusillis “very weak, little” (diminutive of pullus “young animal;” see foal (n.)) + animus “spirit, courage” (see animus). Related: Pusillanimously; pusillanimousness.

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