Little and Paltry


Little adjective - Lacking importance.
Usage example: there were just a few little details left to take care of

Paltry is a synonym for little in unimportant topic. In some cases you can use "Paltry" instead an adjective "Little", when it comes to topics like narrow-minded, minor, not important.

Nearby Word: littleness


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

Little is a synonym for paltry in size topic. You can use "Little" instead an adjective "Paltry".

Nearby Word: paltriness

Both words in one sentence

  • Its paltry 500 ATK matters very little when the opponent will subsequently try to attack it and lose their strongest monster in the process.
  • Evil Weapon In the modern day, it's having to get by on the paltry amounts Guillotine gives it, while suggesting she solve the little problem of her fianc√© by murdering him.
    Source: Evil Weapon
  • So that's 75 waves of enemies to pass a quest that gives you relatively little experience, a paltry amount of new guns, and 10 gamer points.
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Paltry and Little. (2016). Retrieved 2022, August 08, from
Little & Paltry. N.p., 2016. Web. 08 Aug. 2022. <>.
Paltry or Little. 2016. Accessed August 08, 2022.
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