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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A small amount f something, especially a good quality.

Usage examples (37)
  • The students had only a modicum of interest in the history of that ancient country.
  • I love the word modicum, thanks for using it in your post.
  • Youth would not understand it were it to speak a modicum of its thoughts.
  • I’m not sure it’s unfair to presume that one comes to that job with a certain modicum of confidence in one’s own judgment. for more
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