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synonyms for paltriness

  • insignificance
  • irrelevance
  • triviality
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How to use paltriness in a sentence

The mail was very late this time: hence the paltriness of this note.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
He must see her as such a pigmy—how could he ever care for such paltriness?
TO HIM THAT HATHLEROY SCOTT
Yet, surely, the bitterest tragedies are those of which the central anguish is lost amid the dust of surrounding paltriness.
LADY BALTIMOREOWEN WISTER
The paltriness and vulgarity of these local broils and disaffections lend to his warning a more severe impressiveness.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE EPISTLE TO THE GALATIANSG. G. FINDLAY
The opportunity of contrasting the paltriness of earth with the sublimity and reality of the unseen was too great to be resisted.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE GOSPEL OF ST. JOHN, VOL. IMARCUS DODS
A man, with all the grime and paltriness of mankind, but a saint and hero all the more for that.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 24 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
And Anna had been hurt, had been made miserable, by the paltriness of this fib.
THE BENEFACTRESSELIZABETH BEAUCHAMP
Meanness, pettiness, paltriness seem to shrink away abashed at the sight of that radiant purity.
THE HEART OF NATUREFRANCIS YOUNGHUSBAND
The very shabbiness and paltriness of the fib made Anna's heart yearn over the poor lady.
THE BENEFACTRESSELIZABETH BEAUCHAMP
Most of the successful politicians nowadays win not by their own greatness but by the paltriness of the rest.
ESSAYS ON SCANDINAVIAN LITERATUREHJALMAR HJORTH BOYESEN
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WORDS RELATED TO PALTRINESS

  • immateriality
  • inconsequence
  • inconsequentiality
  • indifference
  • meanness
  • molehill
  • negligibility
  • negligibleness
  • nothingness
  • paltriness
  • smallness
  • trifling matter
  • triviality
  • trivialness
  • worthlessness
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