vocabulary

Word to the Wise: pittance

pittance (noun) – a small amount, usually of money

pittanceDanielle Pereira

Here are some examples of how you can use pittance:

These small children work hard all day for a mere pittance.

Although her sowing business was a success, she paid her seamstresses only a miserable pittance.

How can I make a good life for myself, if my salary is only a small pittance?

He doesn’t feel a pittance of regret over what he’s done.

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