Latin definition for: pusillanimus, pusillanima, pusillanimum



  1. discouraged/worried (Souter)
  2. fainthearted, timid, pusillanimous
  3. meanspirited
  • Age: Late, post-classical (3rd-5th centuries)
  • Area: All or none
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: Having only single citation in Oxford Latin Dictionary or Lewis + Short
  • Source: Souter, “A Glossary of Later Latin to 600 A.D.”, Oxford 1949

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