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Synonyms for picayune
ˌpɪk iˈyun, ˌpɪk ə-picayune

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  1. picayuneadjective

    Synonyms:
    petty, trivial

  2. picayuneadjective

    Petty, trivial; of little consequence; small and of little importance; picayunish;

    Synonyms:
    trivial, petty

  3. picayuneadjective

    something not worth arguing about.

    Synonyms:
    trivial, petty

  4. picayuneadjective

    an argument, fact, corner case, or other issue raised (often intentionally) that distracts from a larger issue at hand or does not change a primary supposition, outcome, postulate, premise, conclusion, hypothesis, judgment or recommendation;

    Synonyms:
    petty, trivial

  5. picayuneadjective

    small-minded: being childishly spiteful, tending to go on about unimportant things.

    Synonyms:
    trivial, petty

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  1. fiddling, footling, lilliputian, little, niggling, piddling, piffling, petty, picayune, trivialadjective

    (informal) small and of little importance

    "a fiddling sum of money"; "a footling gesture"; "our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war"; "a little (or small) matter"; "a dispute over niggling details"; "limited to petty enterprises"; "piffling efforts"; "giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction"

    Synonyms:
    subaltern, junior-grade, piddling, superficial, trivial, diminutive, tiny, footling, petite, lowly, petty(a), lilliputian, slight, bantam, lower-ranking, small-minded, fiddling, petty, minuscule, short, midget, little(a), flyspeck, secondary, small, little, piffling, niggling

    Antonyms:
    important, of import

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