Puny is a related term of microscopic.
As adjectives the difference between puny and microscopic
is that puny
is of inferior size, strength or significance while microscopic
As a noun puny
is (obsolete) a new pupil at a school etc; a junior student.
(obsolete) A new pupil at a school etc.; a junior student.
(obsolete) A younger person.
(obsolete) A beginner, a novice.
- a law that the eldest or first borne child shall succeed and inherit all: where nothing at all is reserved for Punies , but obedience.
(archaic) An inferior person; a subordinate.
Of inferior size, strength or significance.
- A puny subject strikes at thy great glory.
- Breezes laugh to scorn our puny speed.
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* punny – relating to a pun
Of, or relating to microscopes or microscopy; microscopal.
So small that it can only be seen using a microscope.
- We supply all microscopic stains and other materials.
Very small; minute
- The water was full of microscopic organisms.
Carried out with great attention to detail.
- Compared to the galaxy, we are microscopic in scale.
Able to see extremely minute objects.
- The police carried out a microscopic search of the crime scene.
- Why has not man a microscopic eye? — Alexander Pope.
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