Adjective(1) not worth considering(2) contemptibly small in amount
(1) The only concessions remained limited to some paltry oversight additions.(2) He described the 12.7m that will go towards education programmes as a paltry amount.(3) Until two years ago, we had resources so paltry that it amounted to criminal negligence.(4) Not only is the monetary compensation being offered by the government a paltry amount, but inflation will erode its value over time.(5) But the question to pose is, how far can one go using his or her own paltry resources in these hard economic times?(6) This paltry bit extra will soon be used up once the council tax bill arrives.(7) The first period totalled up a paltry amount of three genuine opportunities.(8) The loss of such a paltry amount on its own wouldn't have much impact on the oil market, experts say.(9) But it's still going to be paltry amounts whichever way you slice it.(10) The council says the reason it has had to make cuts is because it has received a paltry amount of grant from the Government.(11) Over the past few years sales have rocketed, as people look for a safe home for their investments in the face of turbulent stock markets and paltry interest rates.(12) They want to take the music channels to the court for paying paltry amounts for playing their music.(13) He was our coachman, and my father once had him arrested, on account of some paltry offence, for twenty-four hours.(14) The paltry sum of Raith's first-half efforts amounted to one shot off target and a corner kick.(15) What would I need with your paltry glory?(16) There is some insurance available, although the amount of coverage is paltry .
1. small ::
2. worthless ::
3. measly ::
4. trifling ::
1. admirable ::
2. creditable ::
3. meritorious ::
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