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Definition of "poltroonery" [pol•troon•er•y]

  • Cowardice; want of spirit; pusillanimity. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "poltroonery" in a sentence
  • "Because the driver has (as is his wont) omitted such petit-bourgeois poltroonery as insurance, driving licence and vehicle registration, it will not matter if he is on every visit tracked from low Earth orbit by some huge American spy satellite."
  • "Abdication of responsibility mothered by political poltroonery, thy name is Congress."
  • "I'm used to it; not the least irony of my undetected poltroonery is the awe my fearsome reputation inspires."