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little

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1 having relatively little height
  • There was a little hedge separating the two lawns.
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small, little, diminutive, minute, tiny, miniature mean noticeably below average in size. small and little are often interchangeable, but small applies more to relative size determined by capacity, value, number.
    • a relatively small backyard
little is more absolute in implication often carrying the idea of petiteness, pettiness, insignificance, or immaturity.
    • your pathetic little smile
diminutive implies abnormal smallness.
    • diminutive bonsai plants
minute implies extreme smallness.
    • a minute amount of caffeine in the soda
tiny is an informal equivalent to minute.
    • tiny cracks formed in the painting
miniature applies to an exactly proportioned reproduction on a very small scale.
    • a dollhouse with miniature furnishings

little

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1 in a very small quantity or degree
  • We had little more than we needed to survive in the wilderness.
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a bit, a trifle

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2 not often
  • He's been studying very little for the bar exam.
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once in a blue moon

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