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Definition of Puny

Puny

  1. Imperfectly developed in size or vigor; small and feeble; inferior; petty.
  2. A youth; a novice.

Puny Quotations

We are a puny and fickle folk. Avarice, hesitation, and following are our diseases.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

My dreams were always small and puny. All I ever needed was a little house with a little picket fence by the sea. Little did I know that I would live in Malacanang Palace for 20 years and visit all the major palaces of mankind. And then also meet ordinary citizens and the leaders of superpowers.
Imelda Marcos

I know my own soul, how feeble and puny it is: I know the magnitude of this ministry, and the great difficulty of the work; for more stormy billows vex the soul of the priest than the gales which disturb the sea.
John Chrysostom

The outward work will never be puny if the inward work is great.
Meister Eckhart

My dreams have become puny with the reality my life has become.
Imelda Marcos
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Puny Translations

puny in Spanish is endeble
puny in Swedish is ynkligt liten