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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Lack of generosity in trifling matters; The property of having relatively small amount of strength or vigor; The property of having a relatively small size.

Usage examples (39)
  • They miss her "littleness" - her insignificance...
  • Take it which way you will, the leading idea is that of "littleness;" moreover, there is no propriety in the word "creep" as applied to
  • Brewer wonders if we have been captured by "littleness" and warns that "Phariseeism dwarfs the soul, paralyzes the heart and vitiates sympathy and love."
  • Professor Flint's usually candid mind has had a Creator, it nowhere displays the "littleness" of prejudice in so marked a degree as it does when "measuring his attributes." for more
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