HyperDic: smallness

English > 4 senses of the word smallness:
NOUNattributesmallness, littlenessthe property of having a relatively small size
attributesmallnessthe property of being a relatively small amount
attributesmallness, littlenessthe property of having relatively little strength or vigor
attributesmallness, pettiness, littlenesslack of generosity / generosity in trifling matters
smallness > pronunciation
Soundssmao'lnahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > smallness: 4 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe property of having a relatively small size.
Synonymlittleness
Narrowerdelicacy, slightnesssmallness of stature
diminutiveness, minuteness, petiteness, tininess, weenessThe property of being very small in size
dwarfishnesssmallness of stature
grainThe smallest possible unit of anything
puniness, runtiness, stuntednesssmallness of stature
BroadersizeThe physical magnitude of something (how big it is)
Oppositelargeness, bignessThe property of having a relatively great size
Spanishpequeñez, poquedad
Catalanpetitesa, poquedat, poquesa
Adjectivessmalllimited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
smalllimited in size or scope
English > smallness: 4 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe property of being a relatively small amount.
Example"he was attracted by the smallness of the taxes"
BroaderamountThe relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion
Adjectivessmalllimited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
smallnot large but sufficient in size or amount
English > smallness: 4 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe property of having relatively little strength or vigor.
Example"the smallness of her voice"
Synonymlittleness
BroaderweaknessThe property of lacking physical or mental strength
Adjectivessmall(of a voice) faint
English > smallness: 4 senses > noun 4, attribute
Meaninglack of generosity / generosity in trifling matters.
Synonymspettiness, littleness
Broadermeanness, minginess, niggardliness, niggardness, parsimony, parsimoniousness, tightness, tightfistedness, closenessextreme / extreme stinginess

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