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petty
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The Cherry Orchard
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as in: a petty crime Define
of less importance -- at times implying insignificance
  • He’s a petty thief, a nobody.

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  • She handles petty crimes.
  • She has a record of petty theft.

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  • To escape all the petty and deceptive things which prevent our being happy and free, that is the aim and meaning of our lives.

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as in: a petty crime Define
of less importance -- at times implying insignificance
as in: don't be petty Define
focusing on an unimportant flaw; or attempting to make someone suffer for an unimportant wrong
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