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1. lesser

adjective. ['ˈlɛsɝ'] smaller in size or amount or value.

Synonyms

  • little

Antonyms

  • large
  • unlimited

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • less (English)
  • læs (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Lesser

  • transgressor
  • compressor
  • suppressor
  • successor
  • professor
  • prof.
  • stressor
  • possessor
  • oppressor
  • kolesar
  • aggressor
  • presser
  • kresser
  • gresser
  • dresser
  • bresser
  • assessor
  • vesser
  • nesser
  • messer
  • loesser
  • lessor
  • leser
  • jesser
  • hesser
  • guesser
  • chesser
  • besser

Sentences with lesser


1. Adjective, comparative
Each time paper is recycled, it becomes a lesser grade but is still a useful product.

Quotes about lesser


1. Great minds are always feared by lesser minds.
- Dan Brown, The Lost Symbol

2. Lesser artists borrow, great artists steal.
- Igor Stravinsky

3. I started my life with a single absolute: that the world was mine to shape in the image of my highest values and never to be given up to a lesser standard, no matter how long or hard the struggle.
- Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged

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