Definition of Littleness

1. Noun. The property of having a relatively small size.

Exact synonyms: Smallness
Generic synonyms: Size
Specialized synonyms: Diminutiveness, Minuteness, Petiteness, Tininess, Weeness, Delicacy, Slightness, Grain, Puniness, Runtiness, Stuntedness, Dwarfishness
Antonyms: Bigness, Largeness
Derivative terms: Little, Small, Small



2. Noun. The property of having relatively little strength or vigor. "The smallness of her voice"
Exact synonyms: Smallness
Generic synonyms: Weakness
Derivative terms: Little, Small

3. Noun. Lack of generosity in trifling matters.

Definition of Littleness

1. n. The state or quality of being little; as, littleness of size, thought, duration, power, etc.

Definition of Littleness

1. Noun. The property of being little, smallness. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Littleness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Littleness

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little terror
little theater
little theatre
little tinamou
little tinamous
little toe
little toes
little woman
little women
little wonder
littleleaf disease
littleneck
littleneck clam
littlenecks
littleness (current term)
littlenesses
littler
littles
littlest
littlin
littling
littlings
littlins
littlish
littlun
littluns
littly
littoral
littoral cell

Literary usage of Littleness

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1. The World Machine: The First Phase; the Cosmic Mechanism by Carl Snyder (1907)
"For the prophet of the Scientific Imagination they were neither " the starry heavens " nor the " moral sense of man," rather —the littleness of man, ..."

2. The Thoughts of Blaise Pascal by Blaise Pascal, Auguste Molinier, Charles Kegan Paul (1905)
"Greatness and littleness. littleness being correlative to greatness, and greatness to littleness, some have inferred man's littleness all the more because ..."

3. Lectures, Illustrated and Embellished with Views of the World's Famous by John Lawson Stoddard (1897)
"... and from her silent and enduring monuments to teach us the littleness of gods and men? Alexandria is the front door of Egypt, as Suez, on the Red Sea, ..."

4. John L. Stoddard's Lectures by John Lawson Stoddard (1897)
"... and from her silent and enduring monuments to teach us the littleness of gods and men? Alexandria is the front door of Egypt, as Suez, on the Red Sea, ..."

5. John L. Stoddard's Lectures by John Lawson Stoddard (1897)
"... and from her silent and enduring monuments to teach us the littleness of gods and men? Alexandria is the front door of Egypt, as Suez, on the Red Sea, ..."

6. A Journal Or Historical Account of the Life, Travels, Sufferings, Christian by George Fox, William Penn, Margaret Askew Fell Fox (1839)
"Withal, they grew high, rough, and self-righteous, opposing further attainment ; too much forgetting the day of their infancy and littleness, which gave ..."

7. Letters of Edward FitzGerald by Edward FitzGerald (1894)
"Hunt's Picture stifled me with its littleness. I think Ruskin must see what his System has led to. I have just got Lady Waterford's ' Babes in the Wood ..."

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