HyperDic: puniness

English > 2 senses of the word puniness:
NOUNattributepuniness, pettiness, triviality, slightnessthe quality of being unimportant and petty or frivolous
attributepuniness, runtiness, stuntednesssmallness of stature
English > puniness: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being unimportant and petty or frivolous.
Synonymspettiness, triviality, slightness
NarrowerjokeA triviality not to be taken seriously
BroaderunimportanceThe quality of not being important or worthy of note
Spanishfutilidad, pequeñez, tenuidad, trivialidad
Catalanbagatel·la, fotesa, futilitat, trivialitat
Adjectivespunyinferior in strength or significance
English > puniness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningsmallness of stature.
Synonymsruntiness, stuntedness
Broadersmallness, littlenessThe property of having a relatively small size
Spanishcortedad, impedimento, inferioridad, pequeñez
Adjectivespuny(used especially of persons) of inferior size

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