Small synonyms

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Very small; diminutive
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Having scant power or influence; of minor status:
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(Archaic) Filled with pity or compassion.
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Showing deferential or submissive respect:
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Tending toward or characterized by cruelty or violence:
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Serving to diminish.
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Small; unimposing
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The definition of trivial is insignificant, or of no importance.
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Not important; insignificant or petty.
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Marked by insufficient inhalation of air; weak:
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Of little importance or significance; petty; trifling
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(Anthropology) Either of two kinship groups based on unilateral descent that together make up a tribe or society.
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Of a size suitable to be carried in a pocket:
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Too trivial or unimportant to be worthy of attention.
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Thin; lean; emaciated
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Restrictive to individual choice and freedom.
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Observing conventional proprieties in speech, behavior, or dress, especially in the avoidance of arousing sexual interest.
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Loud and firm; resounding:
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Very small; tiny.
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Tiny.
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Characterized by excellence or distinction; eminent:
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The definition of base is something that forms a foundation.
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Selfish is defined as being focused only on yourself, or acting that way.
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Short and slender. Used of a girl or woman.
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Small, delicately formed, and pretty; dainty
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Dirty or squalid.
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Harsh in judgment; unkind.
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Any scarcity or lack
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An inhabitant of Lilliput
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(Informal, US) Tiny and insignificant; small and undesirable.
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Of an ultramicroscope
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Very great in size, extent, or amount.
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Not trivial.
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made to seem smaller or less (especially in worth)
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Containing a large amount of shortening; flaky:
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Characterized by atrophy
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Of, pertaining to, or composed of corpuscles; particulate.
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Confined or restricted
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(Disputed) minuscule
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Very small; tiny
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Petty is defined as something relatively worthless or unimportant.
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Too small to be seen by the unaided eye but large enough to be studied under a microscope.
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A meagre allowance of money or wages.
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Carefully or delicately made or done:
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Made smaller by contraction.
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Insufficient; not enough
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Void of essence, or real being.
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Not adequate in quality or quantity; inferior:
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The definition of inadequate is someone or something that is lacking in something desired or required.
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Minor is defined as something that is smaller or less important.
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(Chemistry) (of an element) Combined with itself and with no other element; elemental.
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Alternative spelling of narrow-minded.
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Not significant or important enough to be worth considering; trifling.
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Characterized by the music of the “peaceful” pipe rather than of the “warlike” drums, trumpets, etc.; hence, peaceful or tranquil
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Of a relatively small size; esp., of a size to fit in the pocket
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(Chiefly Southern US) Sickly; ill.
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The definition of remote is something that is far away in place or time or a place that is located away from the populated areas.
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Having the characteristics of a runt
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Very little, very few.
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Not great in diameter or cross section; fine:
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The state of being insignificant
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A very small quantity; jot
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A normally proportioned person with small stature, usually defined as reaching an adult height less than 4'10". [from later 19th c.]
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A small freshwater fish of the carp family.
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Fewness; small number
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(Slang) An insignificant person
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(Uncountable) The state or quality of being small.
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Inclined to tolerate the beliefs or behavior of others; forbearing:
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Tolerant of opinions and behavior that are unconventional or that differ from one's own; not bigoted; liberal
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Having the tendency to give; generous
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Characterised by careful and conscious thought; deliberate
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Very great in size, extent, or amount:
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Understanding and tolerant; liberal:
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Of exceedingly great size, extent, or quantity.
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The definition of generous is kind and giving, or a large amount.
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Having relevant and crucial value.
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The definition of major is something that is greater, very consequential, serious or important.
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The definition of famous is someone or something that is very well known by a lot of people.
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Outstandingly good of its kind; of exceptional merit, virtue, etc.
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Of, pertaining to, or made by or for dwarves.
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So weak as to be difficult to perceive;
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Of little value or importance; trifling; trivial
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The definition of homeopathic is a type of alternative medicine that fights an illness with a remedy that, in a healthy person and at higher doses, would create symptoms like those of the illness.
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Impossible or difficult to perceive by the mind or senses:
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Inconveniently small, narrow, etc.
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(Mathematics) Capable of having values approaching zero as a limit.
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Of or designating a partnership in which the liability of certain of its partners is limited to the amount of their individual investments
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Trivial; petty.
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(Music) characterised by the repetition and gradual alteration of short phrases.
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With limited margin; with barely enough space, time, etc.; barely successful
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Something not worth arguing about.
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Of little force or validity; having slight foundation; feeble
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Small, weak, or gentle; not decidedly marked; not forcible; inconsiderable; unimportant; insignificant; not severe.
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Lacking in volume, intensity, etc.; faint
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Alternative spelling of pip-squeak.
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The definition of benevolent is enjoying helping others or someone whose primary characteristic is being warm or friendly.
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On a small scale; rudimentary; lacking many details or components
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Ranked near the beginning of an ascending series or scale:
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Low in rank or social importance.
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Too small or insignificant to be observed or have any value; negligible
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Having little intensity or strength; faint:
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Synonym Study

  • Petite has specific application to a girl or woman who is small and trim in figure
  • Miniature applies to a copy, model, representation, etc. on a very small scale miniature model cars
  • Minute and the more informal tiny suggest that which is extremely diminutive, often to the degree that it can be discerned only by close scrutiny a minute, or tiny, difference
  • Diminutive implies extreme, sometimes delicate, smallness or littleness the diminutive Lilliputians
  • Small and little are often used interchangeably, but small is preferred with reference to something concrete of less than the usual quantity, size, amount, value, importance, etc. a small man, tax, audience, matter, etc. and little more often applies to absolute concepts he has his little faults, in expressing tenderness, indulgence, etc. the little dear, and in connoting insignificance, meanness, pettiness, etc. of little importance
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