Synonyms & Antonyms of miniature

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an exact representation of something in greatly reduced size
  • a diorama filled with miniatures of town buildings as they looked in the 19th century

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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

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The first known use of miniature was circa 1586

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“Miniature.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 27 January 2020.

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