How to use Pettiness in a sentence

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  • Pettiness and possessiveness are big emotional turnoffs.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • The very pettiness of the details in which the good seneschal indulges as to his own weakness only serves to enhance the sublime unworldliness of the king.

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  • 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?

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  • But even then, at moments of weakness as he had accounted them, his mind had penetrated to those distances and he had there seen the same pettiness, worldliness, and senselessness.

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