How to use Puny in a sentence
Even if we are puny humans.
You didn't used to be a weak, puny human.
He was a puny, skinny man wearing National Health spectacles.
Charles entered Florence on the 17th of November 1494, and the citizens' fears evaporated in jests on the puny exterior of the "threatened scourge."
Anyway, the war between Czerno and D is for the fate of us puny humans, Linda explained.Advertisement
Firstly, although we have incisors, they are pretty puny compared to other animals.
Are you feeling puny tonight?
It makes our little lives on earth seem puny.
It had become too small, too puny, too weak a word for him.
I know your puny little mind ca n't comprehend anything that 's beyond your nose.Advertisement
The human race is so puny compared to the universe that being disabled is not of much cosmic significance.
Jubilee 's candle fans make my cat 3 attempts look puny.
Once you have any kind of weapon, you might start looking for small, puny creatures to kill for XP.
But what pleasure is there in seeing a puny human mangled by a powerful beast or a splendid animal killed with a hunting spear.
A rugby style conversion is good or perhaps just hover your foot over as it crashes down inches from its puny body.Advertisement
Did n't they make most of our lads look puny in comparison?
The appropriately named Buy Pirate Costumes has a good selection of basic pirate costumes for "puny pirates."
Except in a few cases, they are not evil, but simply very powerful - sometimes so much our superiors that it is dangerous to mess with them, just because they can't bring their minds down to our puny level.
Aren.t you supposed to be protecting the weak, puny human?
All the principal lines of walk should be broad enough to allow at least three persons to walk abreast; the others may be narrower, but a multitude of narrow walks has a puny effect.Advertisement
She didn't know what he was, but if he routinely played with the lives of puny humans and bought assassinationsâ€¦
When the first hydraulic excavators appeared they were relatively puny affairs with small buckets and a short reach.
Jubilee's candle fans make my cat 3 attempts look puny.
Eat out at the problem is body felt puny.
This is comparatively puny slice, the potential for harm from radiation increases with frequency.Advertisement
And as for his canon of quality pictures, well, it's positively puny.
Many were our regrets that we had no dynamite handy for a grander display than our puny personal efforts would command.
And as for his canon of quality pictures, well, it 's positively puny.
He couldn.t figure out what the hell the puny human in front of him wanted.
Edward instantly began to summon John to his courts, even on such puny matters as a wine-merchant's disputed bill.Advertisement
We have a comparatively decent system of common schools, schools for infants only; but excepting the half-starved Lyceum in the winter, and latterly the puny beginning of a library suggested by the State, no school for ourselves.
Little did the dusky children think that the puny slip with its two eyes only, which they stuck in the ground in the shadow of the house and daily watered, would root itself so, and outlive them, and house itself in the rear that shaded it, and grown man's garden and orchard, and tell their story faintly to the lone wanderer a half-century after they had grown up and died--blossoming as fair, and smelling as sweet, as in that first spring.
In the morning I bathe my intellect in the stupendous and cosmogonal philosophy of the Bhagvat-Geeta, since whose composition years of the gods have elapsed, and in comparison with which our modern world and its literature seem puny and trivial; and I doubt if that philosophy is not to be referred to a previous state of existence, so remote is its sublimity from our conceptions.