paltry


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Synonyms for paltry

not worth considering

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contemptibly small in amount

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When he sees a folded and sealed scrap of paper float round the globe in a pine ship and come safe to the eye for which it was written, amidst a swarming population, let him likewise feel the admonition to integrate his being across all these distracting forces, and keep a slender human word among the storms, distances and accidents that drive us hither and thither, and, by persistency, make the paltry force of one man reappear to redeem its pledge after months and years in the most distant climates.
What low, poor, paltry, hypocritical people an argument on religion will make of the pure and chosen souls
I'd never get beyond a clerkship, and how could you and I be happy on the paltry earnings of a clerk?
Yes, they changed my twenty, but I judged it strained the bank a little, which was a thing to be expected, for it was the same as walking into a paltry village store in the nineteenth century and requiring the boss of it to change a two thousand-dollar bill for you all of a sudden.
He was going a-fishing before dawn, with Pembroke Howard, and if I got the twins into the common calaboose--and I thought sure I could--I never dreamed of their slipping out on a paltry fine for such an outrageous offense-- well, once in the calaboose they would be disgraced, and uncle wouldn't want any duels with that sort of characters, and wouldn't allow any.
How can you deliberately get up such paltry falsehoods?
My love would have been devoted - would have trod your paltry whimpering under foot
said the other; "do you take me for some paltry squire?
During the elections conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers, Mr Marende polled a paltry 2,323,366 votes, behind Mrs Zipporah Jesang Kering finished third with 978,692,508.
This paltry rise clearly shows how the Government views the hard work of our colleagues each and every day.
ISLAMABAD -- Clash between two brothers over paltry issue left them dead along with their wives in Nowshera.
Yet he is paying one of his victims a paltry 76p a day.
While the PS22,000 you have now agreed to pay Wendy is paltry, worst of all is your failure to still say sorry.
The state's finance minister had, in a brazen show of insensitivity for the flood victims, declared that he was satisfied with the paltry flood relief package and, contrary to the drama being enacted by other PDP leaders, this statement officially makes the Mufti Mohammad Sayeed government equally culpable in this grave injustice to people"NC leader Ali Mohammad Sagar said at a press conference.
He then went on to bag six wickets for just 18 runs to wreck the Elite English School batting line-up and bowl them out for a paltry 113 runs.