Definition of Paltrinesses

1. paltriness [n] - See also: paltriness



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paltrinesses

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

Literary usage of Paltrinesses

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1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1867)
"The very best always have some painful triviality and absurdity ; the ' Children in the Wood ' itself is full of paltrinesses ; Widdrington and hia stumps ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1835)
"... he is intolerant of the that Ossian ? paltrinesses and impertinences of art when they intrude on nature's " what, He—who mid the kindred throng reign, ..."

3. Thomas Carlyle: A History of His Life in London, 1834-1881 by James Anthony Froude (1884)
"... animal of any size, should be submitted to such scandalous paltrinesses; and it must end, and I had better make that my first business to-day. ..."

4. Thomas Carlyle: A History of His Life in London, 1834-1881 by James Anthony Froude (1884)
"... animal of any size, should be submitted to such scandalous paltrinesses; and it must end, and I had better make that my first business to-day. ..."

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