Meaning of pusillanimous

pu•sil•lan•i•mous

Pronunciation: (py"su-lan'u-mus), [key]
— adj.
  1. lacking courage or resolution; cowardly; faint-hearted; timid.
  2. proceeding from or indicating a cowardly spirit.
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