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Definition of the noun smallness
What does smallness mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: smallnesses
- the property of having a relatively small size
- lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
- synonym of smallness: littleness
- antonym of smallness: largeness
- more generic word: size = the physical magnitude of something
- more specific words:
- the property of being a relatively small amount
- the property of having relatively little strength or vigor
- lack of generosity in trifling matters
Alternative definition of the noun smallness
- [uncountable] The state or quality of being small.
- [countable] The result or product of being small.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Smallness
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The Way of the Small (2007)
Why Less Is Truly More by Michael Gellert
Our smallness is a perennial source of anguish, a constant reminder of our insignificance in the cosmic scheme of things. However, if we could only see that our smallness is what makes us great, perhaps we wouldn't need to pretend to be ...
Small is Democratic (2000)
An Examination of State Size and Democratic Development by Dana Ott
Another important reason for choosing population size/density as a measure of smallness is that much of the discussion about political relationships in small countries is based on the idea that the number of people is an important condition ...
New Analytical Approaches by Wim Naude, Amelia U. Santos-Paulino, Mark McGillivray, Senior Lecturer in Developmental Studies Mark McGillivray
If social fragmentation constitutes a negative factor for growth and if fragmentation increases with population size, then smallness is an advantage, not a handicap. It needs to be noted that fragmentation as a handicap is not unrelated to ...
Betting on Theories (1993)
by Patrick Maher
Smallness is a reason for favoring the Volkswagen over the Ford, but on the other hand, speed and safety are reasons to favor the Ford over the Volkswagen. But then, the fact that the Volkswagen is smaller than the Ford is no compelling ...
Text and Commentary by Norman Lamm
With regard to worship, smallness is a state of imperfection, whereas greatness is full development to the highest state. Avodah be-katnut, or worship during smallness, contains an element of compulsion, and not the high qualities of fear and ...
by Oded Maimon, Lior Rokach
The smallness refers to the ...
by Dietmar Braun, Fabrizio Gilardi
1 Smallness refers to the size of relevant (collective) actors and the number of institutional bodies in the political system in general and at each stage of the delegation ...
Matching Theory (2009)
by László Lovász, M. D. Plummer
One measure of smallness is that the graph should not contain certain subgraphs. We present a result ...
Pocket Medical Dictionary (1999)
by B. Jain Publishers Staff
Abnormal smallness of the blood-corpuscles. Microcytosis, mi-kro-si-to-sis. See Microcythemia. Microdactyl'ia. Abnormal smallness of the digits. Microdont, mi'- kro-dónt.
by Patricia J. Brooks, Vera Kempe
Crosslinguistically, diminutives are interpreted as a category that expresses smallness, but they arealso associated witha range of additional pragmaticfeatures like attachment, endearment, and sympathy, which make them appropriate for use ...
Midline Medical Dictionary (2002)
by P. S. Rawat
Abnormal smallness of the blood corpuscles; microcythemia. H&Hvitferriff' IHTKRRT Microcythemia. See Microcythaemia. Microcytic. Pertaining to the microcytes. CIVICitfätrötfraira; Signièr'f''Tsii HH-61 Microcytosis. An increased number of ...
a developmental defect characterized by abnormal smallness of the arms.
Indian Metaphysics and Epistemology: The Tradition of Nyaya-Vaisesika up to Gangesa by Karl H. Potter
smallness (anutva), longness (dirghatva), shortness (hrasvatva), and sphericity (pārimandalya). Largeness results from the multiplicity ...
by Houghton Mifflin Company, American Heritage
Abnormal smallness of the stomach. mi-cro-ge"ni"a ...
A Concise and Up-to-date Guide to Medical Terms by Houghton Mifflin Company
Abnormal smallness of the heatt. mi-cro-ceph- a-ly (mi'kro-sef'a-le) n. Abnormal smallness of the head. — mi'cro-ce-phal'ic ...
Microcephaly Microcephaly is abnormal smallness of the head. Microchips In the animal field, the name is given to electronic chips about the size of rice grains that can be encoded with an identification number and implanted permanently ...
Containing All the Words and Phrases Generally Used in Medicine and the Allied Sciences, with Their Proper Pronunciation, Derivation, and Definition by George Milbry Gould, Richard John Ernst Scott
Abnormal smallness of the fingers. microdont ...
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Desire for security keeps littleness little and threatens the great with smallness.
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Scrabble value of S1M3A1L1L1N1E1S1S1
The value of this 9-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine