the least of

idiom

: something of the lowest importance, strength, value, etc.
That's the least of my worries/problems.
We had many things to consider, not the least of which was the safety of our children.

Examples of the least of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The loosening of regulations by the NCAA to allow alcohol brand advertising is the least of the changes to fan engagement. Michael Schreiber, Rolling Stone, 1 July 2024 If there’s lipstick on your glass from the previous customer, don’t lose your cool; do know that that’s probably the least of your worries. Brandi California, SPIN, 1 July 2024 Now that these summery events are here, selecting outfits is the least of my troubles. Jenny Berg, Vogue, 29 June 2024 Too many rely on it, not the least of which is the U.S. hospitality industry. Tim Carman, Washington Post, 26 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for the least of 

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“The least of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20least%20of. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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