Insignificant and Puny


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Insignificant adjective – So small or unimportant as to warrant little or no attention.
Usage example: the insignificant wear on the doll's face does nothing to diminish its considerable value as an antique

Puny is a synonym for insignificant in trifling topic. In some cases you can use "Puny" instead an adjective "Insignificant". popular alternative
Nearby Words: insignificance, insignificancy, insignificantly
Synonyms for Insignificant


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Puny adjective – Of a size that is less than average.
Insignificant is a synonym for puny in pitiful topic. You can use "Insignificant" instead an adjective "Puny", if it concerns topics such as trifling. popular alternative
Synonyms for Puny

Things that words describes

human insignificant human puny human
amount insignificant amount puny amount
idiot insignificant idiot puny idiot
bug insignificant bug puny bug
Other nouns: rules, creatures, insects, beings.

Both words in one sentence

  • Fanfic / This Bites! Cross describes it as a puny, insignificant human standing in front of the sun, a literal force of nature.
  • Cosmic Horror Story The plot however turns into a Deconstruction of the trope, showing in the end that the existence of an Eldritch Abomination is every bit as insignificant as that of Puny Humans.
  • Puny Earthlings: The idea that humanity is completely defenseless in the face of the gibbering horrors from beyond the stars, and that Earth is an insignificant little blue planet or no interest to anybody, except the occasional brain-eating monster from beyond our universe.
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