pusillanimity n : contemptible fearfulness [syn: pusillanimousness]
- 1685. Dr.
Michael de Molinos: The Spiritual Guide which Disentangles the
Soul, and Brings it by the Inward Way To The Getting of Perfect
Contemplation and the Rich Treasure of Internal Peace, CHAP. XVIII:
- 132. And although thou often fallest, and seest thy Pusillanimity, and endeavour to get courage, and afflict not thy self; because what God doth not do in forty Years, he sometimes doth in an instant, with a particular Mystery, that we may live low and humble, and know that ‘tis the Work of his powerful Hand, to free us from Sins.