scintilla


scin·til·la

noun \sin-ˈti-lə\

: a very small amount of something

Full Definition of SCINTILLA

:  spark, trace <not a scintilla of doubt>

Examples of SCINTILLA

  1. <there is not a scintilla of evidence for your outrageous claims>

Origin of SCINTILLA

Latin
First Known Use: 1661

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