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Definition of "puniness" []

  • The quality of being puny (noun)

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Use "puniness" in a sentence
  • "Out of his puniness and fright he challenged and menaced the whole wide world."
  • "As in his cubhood he had been made to feel his smallness and puniness on the day he first came in from the Wild to the village of Grey Beaver, so now, in his full-grown stature and pride of strength, he was made to feel small and puny."
  • "There had been a call to rouse and put forth work, and I wrought with all the puniness of my might (woe is me!), and earned my post at the window that looks out upon the large things."