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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Smallness of stature; The quality of being unimportant and petty or frivolous.

Usage examples (34)
  • Adjective, : a puny excuse
  • But that's where you suddenly feel the puniness of your powers of prediction.
  • That damned open sky mocks our human vulnerability, throwing down great bolts of laughter at our puniness.
  • Nothing could exceed the emaciation and puniness of the little creature, and the mother was carrying it about upon a pillow. for more
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