Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun pettiness

3 senses of pettiness

Sense 1
pettiness -- (narrowness of mind or ideas or views)
       => narrow-mindedness, narrowness -- (an inclination to criticize opposing opinions or shocking behavior)

Sense 2
pettiness, triviality, slightness, puniness -- (the quality of being unimportant and petty or frivolous)
       => unimportance -- (the quality of not being important or worthy of note)

Sense 3
pettiness, littleness, smallness -- (lack of generosity in trifling matters)
       => meanness, minginess, niggardliness, niggardness, parsimony, parsimoniousness, tightness, tightfistedness, closeness -- (extreme stinginess)

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