paltriness

  • 1 paltriness — pal tri*ness, n. The state or quality of being paltry. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 paltriness — index immateriality, inconsequence, insignificance Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 paltriness — paltry ► ADJECTIVE (paltrier, paltriest) 1) (of an amount) very small or meagre. 2) petty; trivial. DERIVATIVES paltriness noun. ORIGIN probably from dialect pelt «rubbish» …

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  • 4 paltriness — noun see paltry …

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  • 5 paltriness — See paltrily. * * * …

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  • 6 paltriness — noun The characteristic of being paltry …

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  • 7 paltriness — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. pettiness, irrelevance, triviality; see insignificance . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Contemptible unimportance: mconsiderableness, negligibility, negligibleness, pettiness, smallness, triviality, trivialness. See… …

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  • 8 paltriness — pal·tri·ness || pɔːltrɪnɪs n. worthlessness, state of having no value; trivialness, insignificance …

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  • 9 paltriness — n 1. pettiness, triviality, trivialism, Brit. pottiness, inconsiderableness, unappreciableness, inconsequentiality, insignificance, unimportance, irrelevance, irrelevancy, nonessentiality; littleness, smallness, minuteness, slightness,… …

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  • 10 paltriness — pal·tri·ness …

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  • 11 paltriness — noun worthlessness due to insignificance • Syn: ↑sorriness • Derivationally related forms: ↑sorry (for: ↑sorriness), ↑paltry • Hypernyms: ↑worthlessness, ↑ …

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  • 14 triviality — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. unimportance, immateriality, paltriness; see insignificance . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n trifle, nothing, no big thing, *no big deal, *nothing to sweat about, *nothing to get worked up about, detail. III (Roget s… …

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  • 15 Unimportance — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Unimportance >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 unimportance unimportance insignificance nothingness immateriality GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 triviality triviality levity frivolity Sgm: N 2 paltriness paltriness …

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  • 16 sorriness — noun worthlessness due to insignificance • Syn: ↑paltriness • Derivationally related forms: ↑sorry, ↑paltry (for: ↑paltriness) • Hypernyms: ↑worthlessness, ↑ …

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  • 17 paltry — adjective (paltrier; est) Etymology: obsolete paltry trash, from dialect palt, pelt piece of coarse cloth, trash; akin to Middle Low German palte rag Date: 1570 1. inferior, trashy 2. mean, despicable < a paltry trick > 3 …

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  • 18 Ramón Mercader — Born 7 February 1913(1913 02 07) Barcelona, Spain Died 18 October 1978(1978 10 18) (aged 65) Havana, Cuba …

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