Etymology

1. apartheid

noun. ['əˈpɑːrˌtaɪt, əˈpɑːrˌtaɪd'] a social policy or racial segregation involving political and economic and legal discrimination against people who are not Whites; the former official policy in South Africa.

Etymology

  • apartheid (Afrikaans)
  • apartheid (Dutch)

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2. petty

adjective. ['ˈpɛˌtiː'] (informal) small and of little importance.

Synonyms

  • trivial
  • footling
  • little
  • picayune
  • unimportant
  • piffling
  • lilliputian
  • niggling
  • piddling

Antonyms

  • large
  • tall
  • high
  • much

Etymology

  • petit (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

3. petty

adjective. ['ˈpɛˌtiː'] contemptibly narrow in outlook.

Synonyms

  • small-minded
  • narrow

Antonyms

  • significant
  • serious
  • big

Etymology

  • petit (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

4. petty

adjective. ['ˈpɛˌtiː'] inferior in rank or status.

Synonyms

  • lowly
  • junior-grade
  • subaltern
  • lower-ranking
  • secondary

Antonyms

  • more
  • old
  • uppercase
  • loud

Etymology

  • petit (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

5. petty

noun. ['ˈpɛˌtiː'] larceny of property having a value less than some amount (the amount varies by locale).

Synonyms

  • petit larceny
  • stealing
  • petty larceny
  • theft
  • thieving
  • larceny

Antonyms

  • unemotional
  • meaningful
  • essential
  • unimportance

Etymology

  • petit (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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