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Puny synonyms

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Having little capacity to withstand pressure or strain:
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  1. Having little capacity to withstand pressure or strain:
  2. Without force or effectiveness
  3. Having little intensity or strength; faint:
Second-rate; poor:
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  1. Second-rate; poor:
  2. (Astronomy) Orbiting between Earth and the sun:
  3. Low or lower in quality, value, or estimation:
Extremely or extraordinarily small.
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  1. Extremely or extraordinarily small.
  2. (Grammar) Of or being a suffix that indicates smallness or, by semantic extension, qualities such as youth, familiarity, affection, or contempt, as -let in booklet, -kin in lambkin, or -et in nymphet.
  3. Much smaller than ordinary or average; very small; tiny
Weakened, worn out, impaired, or broken down by old age, illness, or hard use.
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  1. Weakened, worn out, impaired, or broken down by old age, illness, or hard use.
Requiring careful or tactful treatment:
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  1. Requiring careful or tactful treatment:
  2. Easily broken or damaged:
  3. Marked by sensitivity of discrimination:
Easily broken; frail
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  1. Easily broken; frail
  2. Having little intensity or strength; faint:
  3. Weak; not strong
Light, thin, and insubstantial:
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  1. Light, thin, and insubstantial:
  2. Thin and easily broken or damaged; poorly made and fragile; frail
  3. Likely to bend or break under pressure; weak, shaky, flexible, or fragile.
Lacking substance; tenuous or flimsy:
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  1. Lacking substance; tenuous or flimsy:
  2. Lacking physical or emotional strength; delicate:
  3. Physically weak; frail; delicate
Easily led astray; morally weak.
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  1. Easily led astray; morally weak.
  2. Easily broken, shattered, damaged, or destroyed; fragile; delicate
  3. Slender and delicate; not robust; weak
Weak in body or mind, especially from old age or disease.
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  1. Weak in body or mind, especially from old age or disease.
  2. Not strong or stable; shaky:
  3. Not stable, firm, or sound; frail; shaky, as a structure
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  1. Lacking substance; not real or strong.
  2. Not firm or solid; weak or flimsy:
  3. Not solid or firm; weak or flimsy
Not true or logically valid; fallacious:
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  1. Not true or logically valid; fallacious:
  2. Not safe, firm, or solid; insecure
  3. Not dependably strong or solid.
(Archaic) Alternative form of insubstantial.
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  1. (Archaic) Alternative form of insubstantial.
  2. Lacking material substance; insubstantial.
  3. Not solid or heavy; flimsy; light
Lacking vitality; feeble; infirm
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  1. Lacking vitality; feeble; infirm
  2. Lacking aptitude or skill:
  3. Lacking persuasiveness; unconvincing:
Extremely scanty; meager.
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  1. Extremely scanty; meager.
  2. Scanty; little; small; meager
Having little flesh; lean.
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  1. Having little flesh; lean.
  2. Of poor quality or small amount; not full or rich; inadequate
  3. Thin; lean; emaciated
Lacking material possessions; having little or no means to support oneself; needy; impoverished
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  1. Lacking material possessions; having little or no means to support oneself; needy; impoverished
  2. Eliciting or deserving pity; pitiable:
  3. Not adequate in quality or quantity; inferior:
Very little, very few.
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  1. Very little, very few.
  2. Inadequate in size or amount; not enough; meager
  3. Not full, large, or plentiful; scarcely sufficient; scanty; meager; not enough.
Narrow; small; close
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  1. Narrow; small; close
  2. Small or insufficient in amount, size, or extent:
  3. Not covering a considerable amount of the body:
Not covering a considerable amount of the body:
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  1. Not covering a considerable amount of the body:
  2. Small or inadequate; not generous, or of a garment, very small, light, or revealing.
  3. Barely or not quite enough; somewhat less in size, fullness, etc. than is needed; scanty
Economical in style; using simple language and a minimum of words; restrained
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  1. Economical in style; using simple language and a minimum of words; restrained
  2. Not in regular use or immediately needed; extra
  3. Not fleshy; lean; thin
Thinly spread or distributed; not dense or crowded
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  1. Thinly spread or distributed; not dense or crowded
  2. Occurring, growing, or settled at widely spaced intervals; not thick or dense.
Stinging or capable of stinging
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  1. Stinging or capable of stinging
  2. Giving or spending reluctantly.
  3. Scanty or meager:
Lacking resonance or fullness; tinny:
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  1. Lacking resonance or fullness; tinny:
  2. Watery:
  3. Sparsely supplied or provided; scanty:
(Informal) Contemptibly slight, worthless, or skimpy
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  1. (Informal) Contemptibly slight, worthless, or skimpy
  2. (Slang) Contemptibly small; meager:
  3. Small in amount, contemptibly so.
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