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Webster 1913 Edition


Smallness

Small′ness

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Noun.
The quality or state of being small.

Webster 1828 Edition


Smallness

SMALL'NESS

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Noun.
Littleness of size or extent; littleness of quantity; as the smallness of a fly or of a horse; the smallness of a hill.
2.
Littleness in degree; as the smallness of trouble or pain.
3.
Littleness in force or strength; weakness; as smallness of mind or intellectual powers.
4.
Fineness; softness; melodiousness; as the smallness of a female voice.
5.
Littleness in amount of value; as the smallness of a sum.
6.
Littleness of importance; inconsideratbleness; as the smallness of an affair.

Definition 2022


smallness

smallness

English

Noun

smallness (countable and uncountable, plural smallnesses)

  1. (uncountable) The state or quality of being small.
    His smallness didn't bother him, except when he needed something off the top shelf.
  2. (countable) The result or product of being small.

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