Smallness

Smallness
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Smallness->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ smallness
smallness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ littleness
littleness
&c.(small size) 193
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ tenuity
tenuity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ paucity
paucity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ fewness
fewness
&c.(small number) 103
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ meanness
meanness
insignificance
=>(unimportance)
???>643
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ mediocrity
mediocrity
moderation
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ small quantity
small quantity
modicum
trace
hint
minimum
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ vanishing point
vanishing point
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ material point
material point
atom
particle
molecule
corpuscle
point
speck
dot
mote
jot
iota
ace
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ minutiae
minutiae
details
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ look
look
thought
idea
soupcon
dab
dight
whit
tittle
shade
shadow
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ spark
spark
scintilla
gleam
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ touch
touch
cast
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ grain
grain
scruple
granule
globule
minim
sup
sip
sop
spice
drop
droplet
sprinkling
dash
morceau
screed
smack
tinge
tincture
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ inch
inch
patch
scantling
tatter
cantlet
flitter
gobbet
mite
bit
morsel
crumb
seed
fritter
shive
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ snip
snip
snippet
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ snick
snick
snack
snatch
slip
scrag
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ chip
chip
chipping
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ shiver
shiver
sliver
driblet
clipping
paring
shaving
hair
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ nutshell
nutshell
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ thimbleful
thimbleful
spoonful
handful
capful
mouthful
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ fragment
fragment
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ fraction
fraction
&c.(part) 51
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ drop in the ocean
drop in the ocean
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ animalcule
animalcule
&c. 193
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ trifle
trifle
&c.(unimportant thing) 643
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ mere nothing
mere nothing
next to nothing
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ hardly anything
hardly anything
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ just enough to swear by
just enough to swear by
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ the shadow of a shade
the shadow of a shade
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ finiteness
finiteness
finite quantity
PARAG:Smallness->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be small
be small
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ lie in a nutshell
lie in a nutshell
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ diminish
diminish
&c.(decrease) 36
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ 2
=>(contract)
???>195
PARAG:Smallness->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ small
small
little
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ diminutive
diminutive
&c.(small in size) 193
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ minute
minute
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ fine
fine
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ inconsiderable
inconsiderable
paltry
&c.(unimportant) 643
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ faint
faint
&c.(weak) 160
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ slender
slender
light
slight
scanty
scant
limited
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ meager
meager
&c.(insufficient) 640
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ sparing
sparing
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ few
few
&c. 103
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ low
low
so-so
middling
tolerable
no great shakes
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ below par
below par
under par
below the mark
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ at a low ebb
at a low ebb
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ halfway
halfway
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ moderate
moderate
modest
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ tender
tender
subtle
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ inappreciable
inappreciable
evanescent
infinitesimal
homeopathic
very small
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ atomic
atomic
corpuscular
microscopic
molecular
subatomic
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ mere
mere
simple
sheer
stark
bare
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ near run
near run
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 4
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ dull
dull
petty
shallow
stolid
ungifted
unintelligent
PARAG:Smallness->Adv
=>(in a small degree)
GRP: \\ Adv \\ in a small degree
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ in a small degree \\ to a small extent
to a small extent
on a small scale
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ in a small degree \\ a little bit
a little bit
a wee bit
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ in a small degree \\ slightly
slightly
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ in a small degree \\ imperceptibly
imperceptibly
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ in a small degree \\ miserably
miserably
wretchedly
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ in a small degree \\ insufficiently
insufficiently
&c. 640
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ in a small degree \\ imperfectly
imperfectly
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ in a small degree \\ faintly
faintly
&c. 160
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ in a small degree \\ passably
passably
pretty well
well enough
=>(in a certain or limited degree)
GRP: \\ Adv \\ in a certain or limited degree
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ in a certain or limited degree \\ partially
partially
in part
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ in a certain or limited degree \\ in a certain degree
in a certain degree
to a certain degree
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ in a certain or limited degree \\ to a certain extent
to a certain extent
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ in a certain or limited degree \\ comparatively
comparatively
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ in a certain or limited degree \\ some
some
rather in some degree
in some measure
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ in a certain or limited degree \\ something
something
somewhat
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ in a certain or limited degree \\ simply
simply
only
purely
merely
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ in a certain or limited degree \\ at least
at least
at the least
at most
at the most
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ in a certain or limited degree \\ ever so little
ever so little
as little as may be
tant soit peu
in ever so small a degree
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ in a certain or limited degree \\ thus far
thus far
pro tanto
within bounds
in a manner
after a fashion
so to speak
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 3 \\ almost
almost
nearly
well-nigh
short of
not quite
all but
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 3 \\ near upon
near upon
close upon
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 3 \\ peu s'en faut
peu s'en faut
near the mark
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 3 \\ within an ace of
within an ace of
within an inch of
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 3 \\ on the brink of
on the brink of
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 3 \\ scarcely
scarcely
hardly
barely
only just
no more than
=>(in an uncertain degree)
GRP: \\ Adv \\ in an uncertain degree
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ in an uncertain degree \\ about
about
thereabouts
somewhere about
nearly
say
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ in an uncertain degree \\ be the same
be the same
be little more or less
=>(in no degree)
GRP: \\ Adv \\ in no degree
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ in no degree \\ no ways
no ways
no way
no wise
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ in no degree \\ not at all
not at all
not in the least
not a bit
not a bit of it
not a whit
not a jot
not a shadow
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ in no degree \\ in no wise
in no wise
in no respect
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ in no degree \\ by no means
by no means
by no manner of means
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ in no degree \\ on no account
on no account
at no hand

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