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1. diminutive

adjective. ['dɪˈmɪnjətɪv'] very small.

Synonyms

  • petite
  • tiny
  • little
  • bantam
  • midget
  • small
  • lilliputian

Antonyms

  • large
  • tall
  • high
  • important

Etymology

  • diminutif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • diminutivum (Latin)

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Rhymes with Diminutive

  • alternative
  • captive
  • causative
  • causative
  • cognitive
  • collaborative
  • collaborative
  • collective
  • combative
  • commemorative
  • commemorative
  • communicative
  • comparative
  • conductive
  • congestive
  • connective
  • constructive
  • consultative
  • contemplative
  • contraceptive

How do you pronounce diminutive?

Pronounce diminutive as dɪˈmɪnjətɪv.

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Sentences with diminutive


1. Adjective
Add character to a diminutive space with a small-scale black and white kitchen floor tile.

2. diminutive

noun. ['dɪˈmɪnjətɪv'] a word that is formed with a suffix (such as -let or -kin) to indicate smallness.

Antonyms

  • more

Etymology

  • diminutif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • diminutivum (Latin)
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