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Nor did he waste time decrying the puniness and partisanship of our politics.

Puniness, pū′ni-nes, n. the state or quality of being puny or feeble: smallness: pettiness.

Nothing could exceed the emaciation and puniness of the little creature, and the mother was carrying it about upon a pillow.

This then was what he had come out to find, he in his puniness!

In its present puniness it was no more than a reminder of the brave stream of the springtime.

Out of his puniness and fright he challenged and menaced the whole wide world.


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On this page you'll find 52 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to puniness, such as: affliction, ailment, confinement, debilitation, debility, and decay.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.