Definition of Paltriness

1. Noun. Worthlessness due to insignificance.

Exact synonyms: Sorriness
Generic synonyms: Ineptitude, Worthlessness
Derivative terms: Paltry, Paltry, Sorry, Sorry



Definition of Paltriness

1. n. The state or quality of being paltry.

Definition of Paltriness

1. Noun. The characteristic of being paltry. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Paltriness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paltriness

palsywort
palsyworts
palter
paltered
palterer
palterers
paltering
palterly
palters
paltock
paltocks
paltok
paltrier
paltriest
paltrily
paltriness (current term)
paltrinesses
paltry
paludal
paludal fever
paludes
paludic
paludicolae
paludicole
paludicolous
paludina
paludinae
paludinal
paludine
paludinous

Literary usage of Paltriness

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1. Stein and the Era of Reform in Prussia, 1807-1815 by Guy Stanton Ford (1922)
"The cause to which he was devoted he kept always before his eyes—all else was mere ornament, and he disregarded and openly despised it in its paltriness and ..."

2. Paterfamilias's Diary of Everybody's Tour: Belgium and the Rhine, Munich by Martin Farquhar Tupper (1856)
"... and town paltriness, Sept. Tith.—A thunderstorm half the night continued itself in fractious showers throughout the day, but not to spoil our scenery; ..."

3. Rome and the Council in the Nineteenth Century by Félix Bungener (1870)
"... magnificences of the manifesto of Pius ix., they would confront the paltriness I have pointed out to them,—paltriness of substance, paltriness of form, ..."

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