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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pu·ny /ˈpjuni/
 (a.)微小的,弱小的,微不足道的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pu·ny a. [Compar. Punier superl. Puniest.]  Imperfectly developed in size or vigor; small and feeble; inferior; petty.
    A puny subject strikes at thy great glory.   --Shak.
    Breezes laugh to scorn our puny speed.   --Keble.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pu·ny n. A youth; a novice. [R.]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 puny
      adj 1: inferior in strength or significance; "a puny physique";
             "puny excuses"
      2: (used especially of persons) of inferior size [syn: runty,
          shrimpy]
      [also: puniest, punier]