Milquetoast

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Synonyms for Milquetoast

a person who behaves in a childish, weak, or spoiled way

Synonyms for Milquetoast

a timid man or boy considered childish or unassertive

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But the White House's enjoyment of such solicitous service may be one reason Bush's solution to the health care crisis, like many other free-marketeers', is a few milquetoasty tax credits, which do little to address some of the basic health-care problems of less pampered patients.