Insignificant and Paltry


Insignificant adjective - Lacking importance.
Usage example: an insignificant detail that we can safely ignore

Paltry is a synonym for insignificant in unimportant topic. In some cases you can use "Paltry" instead an adjective "Insignificant", when it comes to topics like size, trifling, not important. popular alternative


Paltry adjective - So small or unimportant as to warrant little or no attention.
Usage example: wanted me to sell him my old records for a paltry sum

Insignificant is a synonym for paltry in property topic. You can use "Insignificant" instead an adjective "Paltry", if it concerns topics such as size, inferior, poor, small. popular alternative

Nearby Word: paltriness
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