pettiness

pettiness
Synonyms and related words:
abjectness, abominableness, atrociousness, authoritarianism, baseness, beggarliness, bigotry, blind side, blind spot, blinders, closed mind, contemptibility, contemptibleness, cramped ideas, crumminess, daintiness, debasement, deficiency, degradation, delicacy, depravity, despicableness, diminutiveness, enormity, execrableness, exiguity, exiguousness, failure, fanaticism, fewness, foulness, fulsomeness, grossness, heinousness, hideboundness, illiberality, immateriality, imperfection, inadequacy, incompetence, inconsequence, inconsequentiality, inconsiderableness, indifference, ineffectuality, inferiority, insignificance, insufficiency, insularism, insularity, irrelevance, little-mindedness, littleness, low priority, lowness, maladroitness, marginality, meagerness, mean mind, meanness, mediocrity, minginess, minuteness, miserableness, moderateness, monstrousness, narrow sympathies, narrow views, narrow-mindedness, narrowness, nearsightedness, nefariousness, negligibility, niggardliness, obnoxiousness, odiousness, odium theologicum, paltriness, parochialism, petty mind, picayune, picayunishness, pokiness, poorness, provincialism, puniness, purblindness, rankness, scabbiness, scantiness, scrubbiness, scruffiness, scumminess, scurviness, secondariness, shabbiness, shoddiness, shortsightedness, shut mind, slightness, smallness, squalor, stinginess, straitlacedness, stuffiness, subnormality, tininess, triviality, uncatholicity, ungenerousness, unimportance, unimpressiveness, unmagnanimousness, unnoteworthiness, unskillfulness, vileness, vulgarity, wretchedness

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Pettiness — Pet ti*ness, n. The quality or state of being petty or paltry; littleness; meanness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pettiness — index immateriality Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • pettiness — noun a) The quality of being petty. The pettiness of the accounting department asking me to save a receipt from a fast food restaurant was absurd. b) A petty behaviour, attitude, etc …   Wiktionary

  • pettiness — noun (U) behaviour and attitudes that are ungenerous and are too much concerned with unimportant matters: the jealousy and pettiness of Hollywood …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pettiness — petty ► ADJECTIVE (pettier, pettiest) 1) trivial. 2) mean; small minded. 3) minor. 4) Law (of a crime) of lesser importance. Compare with GRAND(Cf. ↑grandness). DERIVATIVES …   English terms dictionary

  • pettiness — noun see petty …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pettiness — See pettily. * * * …   Universalium

  • pettiness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Contemptible unimportance: inconsiderableness, negligibility, negligibleness, paltriness, smallness, triviality, trivialness. See IMPORTANT …   English dictionary for students

  • pettiness — pet|ti|ness [ petinəs ] noun uncount unpleasant behavior caused by caring too much about unimportant things …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pettiness — pet·ti·ness || petɪnɪs n. trivialness, triteness, state of being concerned with insignificant issues …   English contemporary dictionary

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