small beer, trivia, triviality, puniness, technicality, trivialness, inconsiderableness, runtiness, littleness, slightness, paltriness, slenderness, smallness, delicacy, slimness, negligibility, important, negligibleness, trifle, stuntedness
irritability (part of speech: noun)
causticity, irascibility, spitefulness, petulance, tartness, cantankerousness, bellicosity, crustiness, sourness, acerbity, surliness, crabbedness, huffiness, churlishness, acrimony, irritability, bitchiness, prickliness, crossness, bitterness, crankiness, touchiness, bearishness, acidity, peevishness
stinginess (part of speech: noun)
- Such pettiness was unworthy of the great captain who could design and carry through the memorable campaign of Marengo. - "The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)", John Holland Rose.
- By showing the pettiness of his attitude toward the heathen the author sought to broaden the vision and quicken the conscience of his fellow- Jews. - "The Makers and Teachers of Judaism", Charles Foster Kent.
- She had never been conscious of such vastness, she was abashed by it, she was exalted by it, she knew a moment of acute shame for the pettiness of her personal grievances. - "The Bent Twig", Dorothy Canfield.