Synonyms for Pettiness:


important, negligibility, paltriness, Trivialness, negligibleness, inconsiderableness. extreme unimportance (noun)
paltriness, negligibility, triviality, Trivialness, negligibleness, inconsiderableness.
irritability (noun)
crankiness, bitchiness, Churlishness, irritability, acidity, crossness, acrimony, crabbedness, tartness, acerbity, causticity, sourness, Bearishness, spitefulness, touchiness, surliness, peevishness, bellicosity, Prickliness, bitterness, cantankerousness, huffiness, petulance, irascibility, Crustiness.
pettiness (noun)
slightness, triviality.
stinginess (noun)
austerity, miserliness, parsimony, frugality, meanness, stinginess, tightness, abstemiousness, thrift, meagerness.

Other synonyms:

negligibility, negligibleness, inconsiderableness, Trivialness. paltriness. Other relevant words:
triviality, negligibility, Trivialness, paltriness, negligibleness, inconsiderableness, slightness.

Usage examples for pettiness

  1. If this trait did not save him from sorrow, it at least lifted him above pettiness if it could not solve the difficulties of life it could arm him to endure them. – The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton
  2. " There is no pettiness about those who are truly great; they will lend you their support; and when you yourself have a high position, your work will rise immensely in public opinion. – Two Poets Lost Illusions Part I by Honore de Balzac
  3. The pettiness of their outlook hardly distressed him- he was too familiar with it at home- but their essential vulgarity, their innate ugliness, seemed more than usually offensive in the grandeur of its present setting. – Four Weird Tales by Algernon Blackwood