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  1. pettiness

    • IPA[ˈpɛtɪnəs]

    英式

    • n.
      undue concern with trivial matters, especially of a small-minded or spiteful nature;lack of importance or worth; triviality
    • noun: pettiness, plural noun: pettinesses

    • 釋義
    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. undue concern with trivial matters, especially of a small-minded or spiteful nature:

      the sheer pettiness of the officials was quite startling

      try to overlook insults and pettinesses

    • 2. lack of importance or worth; triviality:

      these awesome moments lift us above the pettiness of the world

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    • IPA[ˈpedēnəs]

    美式

    • n.
      undue concern with trivial matters, especially of a small-minded or spiteful nature:
    • the sheer pettiness of the officials was quite startling

      try to overlook insults and pettinesses

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