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Sinônimos de namby-pamby

(adjectivo) 
Definition
excessively sentimental or prim
I despise his wimpy, namby-pamby attitude.
Sinônimos
feeble
While I was ill I was too feeble to even stand.
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weak
a clash between a weak minister and a domineering civil servant
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wet (informal)
I despised him for being so wet and spineless.
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ineffectual
The ill-advised and ineffectual policies
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weedy (informal)
a neurotic, weedy little man
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anaemic
Losing a lot of blood makes you tired and anaemic.
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insipid
She pretended to be meek and insipid so that they would underestimate her.
They gave an insipid opening performance in a nil-nil draw.
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spineless
bureaucrats and spineless politicians
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effete
the sun-starved looks of an effete intellectual
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boneless
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prissy (informal)
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wishy-washy (informal)
I can't stand indecisive, wishy-washy men.
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vapid
The conversation was vapid and uninteresting.
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mawkish
a sentimental plot with an inevitable mawkish ending
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wussy (slang)
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niminy-piminy
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wimpish or wimpy (informal)

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of anaemic
Definition
pale and sickly-looking
Losing a lot of blood makes you tired and anaemic.
Sinônimos
wan,
characterless,
like death warmed up (informal)
in the sense of effeminate
Definition
(of a man) displaying characteristics regarded as typical of a woman
I have some effeminate mannerisms but am quite confident in my masculinity.
Sinônimos
camp (informal),
womanish,
wussy (slang),
womanlike,
poofy (slang),
wimpish or wimpy (informal)
in the sense of effete
Definition
weak, powerless, and decadent
the sun-starved looks of an effete intellectual
Sinônimos
weak-kneed (informal),
overrefined,
chicken-hearted,
wimpish or wimpy (informal)

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Tesauro para namby-pamby do Collins Tesauro Inglês
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