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picayune

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of picayune

  1. 1 not broad or open in views or opinions the picayune ponderings of a commentator who steadfastly believes other cultures are inferior to our own Synonyms of picayune illiberal, insular, Lilliputian, little, narrow-minded, parochial, petty, narrow, provincial, sectarian, small, small-mindedWords Related to picayune inflexible, ironbound, obdurate, obstinate, rigid, set, stubborn, unyielding, wrongheaded; bigoted, intolerant; biased, discriminating, discriminatory, jaundiced, one-sided, partial, partisan, prejudiced; brass bound, hidebound, old-fashioned, reactionary, stodgy, straitlaced (or straightlaced), stuffy; dogmatic (also dogmatical), opinionated, opinionative; limited; hick, unsophisticatedNear Antonyms of picayune impartial, nonpartisan, objective, unbiased, unprejudiced; freethinkingAntonyms of picayune broad-minded, catholic, cosmopolitan, liberal, open, open-minded, receptive, tolerant

  2. 2 so small or unimportant as to warrant little or no attention irritatingly picayune complaints Synonyms of picayune chicken, de minimis, footling, inconsequential, inconsiderable, insignificant, measly, Mickey Mouse, minute, niggling, no-account, nominal, paltry, peanut, petty, negligible, piddling, piddly, piffling, pimping, slight, trifling, trivialWords Related to picayune inferior, mean; imperceptible, inappreciable; little, puny, tiny; hairsplitting, nitpicking, pettifogging, quibbling; one-horse, small-fry, two-bitNear Antonyms of picayune serious, substantial, weighty; eventful, momentous, pivotal; conspicuous, noteworthy, outstanding, prominent, remarkable, striking; appreciable, discernible (also discernable), measurableAntonyms of picayune big, consequential, considerable, important, material, significant

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picayune

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of picayune

  1. something of little importance our lives don't amount to a picayune in the great scheme of things Synonyms of picayune bagatelle, child's play, frippery, nonproblem, nothing, trifle, shuck(s), small beer, small change, trivialityWords Related to picayune naught (also nought), nothingness, smoke, zero; peanuts, pittance, song, straw, two bits; bunk, claptrap, drivel, folly, fribble, fudge, hogwash, humbug, humbuggery, nonsense, piffle, rot, trash, trivia; bit, crumb, dab, dram, lick, mite, ounce, particle, pinhead, scintilla, shred, smidgen (also smidgeon or smidgin or smidge), soupçon, speck, spot, tad, touch, trace



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