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petty

pet·ty

petty

 
pronunciation:
pe ti
part of speech: adjective
inflections: pettier, pettiest
definition 1: of little importance or interest.
Most of the arguments I have with my friend are over petty matters.
synonyms:
insignificant, trivial
antonyms:
gross, momentous
similar words:
idle, puny, slight, small
definition 2: mean, or having a narrow mind.
It was petty of him to refuse to help her.
antonyms:
noble
similar words:
shabby
derivations: pettily (adv.), pettiness (n.)