Sentence Examples


  • After all, the world is full of ugly injustices, and if Libra's house is not beautiful, where is the balance to all that pettiness and greed?
  • Pettiness and possessiveness are big emotional turnoffs.
  • 1-12), and which appreciates the pettiness of earthly life with its sordid gains and its unjust distribution of wealth (iv.
  • In Alciphron or the Minute Philosopher Berkeley gives the fullest statement of this argument, while adding more commonplace attacks on the pettiness of religious scepticism.
  • But he had that quality which Aristotle places high among the virtues - the noble mean of Magnificence, standing midway between the two extremes of vulgar ostentation and narrow pettiness.