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pettyadjective

uk   /ˈpet.i/  us   /ˈpet̬-/ disapproving
C2 [before noun] not important and not worth giving attention to: Prisoners complain that they are subjected to too many petty rules and restrictions. [after noun] complaining too much about things that are not important: Don't be so petty!
pettiness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
It was the pettiness of their arguments that irritated her.
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