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Synonyms for pittance
ˈpɪt nspit·tance

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 1 vote

  1. pittance

    Synonyms:
    dole, driblet, drop, drain, scantling

    Antonyms:
    exuberance, abundance, profusion, lavishment

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pittancenoun

    an inadequate payment

    "they work all day for a mere pittance"

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Dictionary of English Synonymes3.0 / 1 vote

  1. pittancenoun

    Synonyms:
    allowance (out of pity or charity), dole, allotment, charity, gift

  2. pittancenoun

    Synonyms:
    modicum, trifle, fragment, small portion, small allowance

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. pittancenoun

    Synonyms:
    dole

PPDB, the paraphrase database4.0 / 3 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "pittance":

    misery, destitution

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#8539drain
#15487misery
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How to use pittance in a sentence?

  1. Gloria Allred:

    Cheerleaders are being exploited and mistreated solely because they are women, these cheerleaders deserve to be paid more than a mere pittance.

  2. Meghan Markle:

    I have no idea. But if he did, I am going to assume it was a pittance -- they don't pay that much, it really was so the world could see him doing the healthy things.

  3. Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel:

    We would get in touch with the plaintiffs who otherwise would have accepted a pittance for a settlement, and they were obviously quite happy to have this sort of support, in a way very similar how a plaintiff’s lawyer on contingency would do it.

  4. Ashif Shaikh:

    It is not even a job, it's slavery, the women do not have a choice, they are paid a pittance, and are threatened with violence if they quit. There's a lot of pressure from the village, the community, and their own families.


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