Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state or quality of having a little or ignoble mind; pettiness; meanness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state or quality of having a little or ignoble mind; pettiness; meanness; -- opposed to magnanimity.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of having a little or ignoble mind; littleness of mind; meanness: the opposite of magnanimity.
  • n. A person with a little or ignoble mind.

Etymologies

Latin parvus little + animus mind. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • JM wants to raise parvanimity to the level it deserves.

    February 16, 2011