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!'
"Why, what are you thinking about?" said the other; "do you take me for some paltry squire?
Union bosses are right to describe an award to build just eight of 53 turbine jackets for the Neart na Gaoithe wind farm as a "paltry return".
The 6-foot-10 big man put up a paltry 11 points, on 5-of-26 shooting, but he did collect 14 rebounds, four steals and one block in the Hotshots' 102-99 loss to NorthPort.
In the context of developing economies, paltry growth is called a recession.
The Pioneer Chairperson of SWIT, Justina Okoror, during the 2019 yearly seminar of the of the group, which forms part of the yearly tax conference of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN), said it is worrisome that 35 states and the FCT contributed a paltry 30 per cent of the total.
Summary: In reply, Iran succumbed to the pressure of chasing a massive target as they were bowled out for a paltry 53
Summary: Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), [India], Jan 24 (ANI): BJP leader and former chief minister of Madhya PradeshEeShivraj Singh ChouhanEeon Thursday termed as a "cruel joke", the reports of farmers being handed paltry sums as low as Rs 10 Eeas farm loan waivers.
Chasing a paltry winning target of 64 runs, Rangpur Riders hardly had to sweat as they comfortable reached home making 67 in 12 overs with nine wickets in hand.