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English noun: smallness

1. smallness (attribute) the property of having a relatively small size


Synonymslittleness


Broader (hypernym)size


Narrower (hyponym)delicacy, diminutiveness, dwarfishness, grain, minuteness, petiteness, puniness, runtiness, slightness, stuntedness, tininess, weeness


Antonymsbigness, largeness

2. smallness (attribute) the property of being a relatively small amount


SamplesHe was attracted by the smallness of the taxes.


Broader (hypernym)amount

3. smallness (attribute) the property of having relatively little strength or vigor


SamplesThe smallness of her voice.


Synonymslittleness


Broader (hypernym)weakness

4. smallness (attribute) lack of generosity in trifling matters


Synonymslittleness, pettiness


Broader (hypernym)closeness, meanness, minginess, niggardliness, niggardness, parsimoniousness, parsimony, tightfistedness, tightness









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