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petty /ˈpeti/ adjective


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petty
[adjective]
Synonyms:
- trivial, contemptible, inconsiderable, insignificant, little, measly (informal), negligible, paltry, slight, small, trifling, unimportant
- small-minded, mean, mean-minded, shabby, spiteful, ungenerous
Antonyms: important, momentous
Contrasted words: consequential, considerable, big, gross, significant, vital
Related Words: negligible, unimportant, hair-drawn, hairsplitting, impertinent, irrelevant

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

petty /ˈpeti/ adjective
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: Old French; Origin: peti 'small']

1. a petty problem, detail etc is small and unimportant Synonym : trivial:
petty squabbles
petty restrictions

2. unkind and caring too much about small unimportant things:
How can she be so petty?
petty jealousy and spitefulness

3. petty crime a crime that is not serious, for example stealing things that are not very valuable

4. petty criminal/thief etc a criminal whose crimes are not very serious

5. a petty official is not important – used especially when they use their power as if they were important:
Some petty bureaucrat wanted all the documents in triplicate.
—pettiness noun [uncountable]:
the pettiness of Hollywood

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English


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