English to Afrikaans Meaning :: pusillanimous

Pusillanimous :
lafhartig
- lafhartigpusillanimously
 

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Adjective(1) lacking in courage and manly strength and resolution; contemptibly fearful

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(1) Neither of these pusillanimous reactions is remotely appropriate.(2) He will not want to be remembered for tuition fees, nor for the pusillanimous creation of foundation hospitals.(3) Perhaps by reviewing a few highlights from my former life I might be able to explain how I adopted this pusillanimous attitude.(4) The health motivation was pusillanimous and puritanical.(5) From the other end of the political spectrum come the pusillanimous speech codes on our college campuses.(6) And yes, incidentally, I do know that it's ignoble and cowardly and pusillanimous , but I'll swap you for a decent night's sleep.(7) You can thank a crowd of pusillanimous state legislators for that.(8) The other Congress chief minister cannot be described as pusillanimous by any stretch of imagination.(9) Of course, these allegations do need to be investigated, but I can't help but suspect that the timing is at best pusillanimous .(10) Forever is a pusillanimous way of saying ÔÇÿas long as I live.ÔÇÖ(11) For the British, however, it has all turned to dust, surrendered by the pusillanimous politicians.(12) Once again, those pusillanimous , patronising, mealy-mouthed lectionary compilers have excelled themselves.(13) He was just too pusillanimous to face me after I'd discovered that he had deceived me.(14) Eventually, by its own lights, the movie stands or falls by what it has to say about race, and this is pusillanimous and muddled.(15) Whose fault is it - the inadequate voters or the pusillanimous politicians?(16) On his mission to Fort George he evidently perceived that there was to be no relief column from the pusillanimous Webb.
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(1) pusillanimous ::
lafhartig
Synonyms
Adjective
1. timid ::
skugter
2. timorous ::
bedeesde
3. cowardly ::
lafhartige
4. fearful ::
bang
5. faint-hearted ::
sissies
6. lily-livered ::
lelie lafhartig
7. spineless ::
ruggraatlose
8. craven ::
Craven
10. chicken ::
hoender
11. gutless ::
sonder ruggegraat
14. sissy ::
sissie
15. yellow ::
geel
16. yellow-bellied ::
geel-bellied
Antonyms
1. brave ::
dapper
2. courageous ::
moedige
3. daring ::
durf
4. dauntless ::
onversaagd
5. doughty ::
dapper
6. gallant ::
galante
7. hardy ::
geharde
8. intrepid ::
onverskrokke
9. stalwart ::
staatmaker
10. stout ::
stout
11. valiant ::
dapper
12. valorous ::
dapper
Different Forms
pusillanimous, pusillanimously
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