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petty/ˈpɛti/adjective
pettierpettiest
petty
/ˈpɛti/
adjective
pettierpettiest
Learner's definition of PETTY  
[also more petty; most petty]
: not very important or serious
   b : relating to things that are not very important or serious
   c : committing crimes that are not very serious
: treating people harshly and unfairly because of things that are not very important

— pettiness

/ˈpɛtinəs/noun,[noncount]
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