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synonyms for puniness

  • affliction
  • ailment
  • confinement
  • debilitation
  • debility
  • decay
  • decrepitude
  • defect
  • deficiency
  • delicacy
  • disease
  • disorder
  • failing
  • fault
  • feebleness
  • flimsiness
  • flu
  • fragility
  • frailness
  • frailty
  • imperfection
  • indisposition
  • insubstantiality
  • malady
  • malaise
  • shortcoming
  • unhealthiness
  • unsoundness
  • unwellness
  • vulnerability
  • weakness
  • ailing
  • delicateness
  • diseasedness
  • fragileness
  • ill health
  • sickliness
  • unhealth
  • unsubstantiality
  • weakliness
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antonyms for puniness

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  • ability
  • advantage
  • health
  • improvement
  • perfection
  • soundness
  • strength
  • strong point
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How to use puniness in a sentence

Puniness, pū′ni-nes, n. the state or quality of being puny or feeble: smallness: pettiness.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
Nothing could exceed the emaciation and puniness of the little creature, and the mother was carrying it about upon a pillow.
DOCTOR JONES' PICNICS. E. CHAPMAN
This then was what he had come out to find, he in his puniness!
HARLEY GREENOAK'S CHARGEBERTRAM MITFORD
In its present puniness it was no more than a reminder of the brave stream of the springtime.
THE ABANDONED FARMERSIRVIN S. COBB
Out of his puniness and fright he challenged and menaced the whole wide world.
WHITE FANGJACK LONDON
A lifetime by that shore had taught them the utter puniness of the sons of men.
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