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Adjective
Of a very small or negligible amount
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“It yielded to the great bard only a paltry five pounds.”
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Having few parts or members relative to the area covered or filled
“The farmhouse stood right in the middle of the fields with only a paltry row of shade trees to the south along the driveway.”
Adjective
Significantly unimportant and deserving of little to no attention
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“He was our coachman, and my father once had him arrested, on account of some paltry offense, for twenty-four hours.”
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Deserving of hatred and contempt
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“They saw immediately the insidious nature of the principle involved in this paltry scheme.”
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Low in quality or below expectations
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“These same gentry made them in shakudo, but with paltry workmanship, making up for their deficiencies with plenty of gold and silver.”
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Lacking in credibility, or failing to convince
“The fellow then made some paltry excuse for being absent from church.”
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Lacking conviction or force
“She rolled her lips inward, a paltry attempt at disguising the humor she'd been squelching.”
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Of low social, administrative, or political rank
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“Do you take me for some paltry plebeian, that I should examine the price of every article?”
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Contemptuous of what is right, decent or honorable
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“But I know ye, Sirrah, know all your paltry tricks, your devious windings, quirks, and shiftings, and will uncase ye to the world.”
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Requiring or involving very little or no effort
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Not producing any significant or desired effect
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Displaying severe degradation and neglect
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Simple and plain and costing little
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(colloquial) Not important or worthy of note
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Of small width in relation to length
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Determiner
Emphasizing insignificance
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