Definition of Poltroonery. Meaning of Poltroonery. Synonyms of Poltroonery

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Definition of Poltroonery

Poltroonery
Poltroonery Pol*troon"er*y, n. [F. poltronnerie; cf. It. poltroneria.] Cowardice; want of spirit; pusillanimity.

Meaning of Poltroonery from wikipedia

- contrasting it with the unprovoked ferocity, unnecessary cruelty and poltroonery of the tiger, becomes ridiculous, though led by such names as Buffon...
- tariff reform plan, it would open them to accusations of bad faith and "poltroonery". Law endorsed Lansdowne's argument, pointing out that any attempt to...
- **** wolf, never before in any age of the world was suffered by the poltroonery of mankind, to run through such a career of mischief. Call it then the...
- cannon shot of the rebels; in a word, there was nothing comparable to his poltroonery and his inefficiency, except his arrogance, his brutality, and his obstinacy"...
- 30 October with an attack on "the complacency, the corruption and the poltroonery of the Tory Government". He pointed to the two largest employers of the...
- cannon shot of the rebels; in a word, there was nothing comparable to his poltroonery and his inefficiency, except his arrogance, his brutality, and his obstinacy"...
- pardon), at Covent Garden, in 1859, in which Chorley praised his 'peasant poltroonery'. In autumn 1864, when the mentally unstable rival tenor Antonio Giuglini...
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