Definition of Modicum

1. Noun. A small or moderate or token amount. "England still expects a modicum of eccentricity in its artists"




Definition of Modicum

1. n. A little; a small quantity; a measured supply.

Definition of Modicum

1. Noun. A small, modest or trifling amount. ¹

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Definition of Modicum

1. a small amount [n -CA or -CUMS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Modicum

modest proposal
modest proposals
modester
modestest
modesties
modestly
modestness
modesty panel
modesty panels
modi
modi operandi
modica
modicity
modicum (current term)
modicums
modifiabilities
modifiability
modifiable
modificable
modificand
modificands
modification
modification enzyme
modifications
modificative
modificatory
modificomics
modified

Literary usage of Modicum

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1. The Historical Works of Gervase of Canterbury by Gervase, William Stubbs (1879)
"... enim rex Angliae sponte vel The truce invitus, et post modicum ... Motus igitur ad modicum rex pacificas ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... care and attention most cases of abortion (excluding criminal cases and those complicated with other morbid conditions) present a modicum of danger, ..."

3. Iohannis Wyclif Opus Evangelicum by John Wycliffe (1895)
"... modicum est, et festuca est quantum ad sacerdoti* ... etsi modicum fecerit peccatum, magnum est et trabs est, quantum ad laici dico ..."

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