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1. minuscule

adjective. ['ˈmɪnəsˌkjuːl'] very small.

Synonyms

  • little
  • miniscule

Antonyms

  • large
  • superscript
  • subscript

Etymology

  • minuscule (French)
  • minuscula (Latin)

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Rhymes with Minuscule

  • agrifuel
  • molecule
  • ridicule
  • saccule
  • vestibule

How do you pronounce minuscule?

Pronounce minuscule as ˈmɪnəˌskjul.

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Sentences with minuscule


1. Noun, singular or mass
When they first hatch, these animals look like minuscule white worms -- but not for long.

2. Adjective
For many, the differences among blank CDs are minuscule, at best.

3. Verb, 3rd person singular present
No matter how minuscule the imperfection is though, you'll want to avoid eating off that dish.

2. minuscule

noun. ['ˈmɪnəsˌkjuːl'] a small cursive script developed from uncial between the 7th and 9th centuries and used in medieval manuscripts.

Synonyms

  • cursive
  • running hand
  • longhand

Antonyms

  • disrepute
  • spoken
  • unlimited
  • superior

Etymology

  • minuscule (French)
  • minuscula (Latin)

3. minuscule

noun. ['ˈmɪnəsˌkjuːl'] the characters that were once kept in bottom half of a compositor's type case.

Synonyms

  • grapheme
  • graphic symbol
  • lowercase
  • lower-case letter
  • character

Antonyms

  • increased
  • old
  • loud
  • immoderate

Etymology

  • minuscule (French)
  • minuscula (Latin)

4. minuscule

adjective. ['ˈmɪnəsˌkjuːl'] lowercase.

Synonyms

  • lowercase
  • small

Antonyms

  • lowercase
  • irresponsibility
  • irresponsibleness

Etymology

  • minuscule (French)
  • minuscula (Latin)

5. minuscule

adjective. ['ˈmɪnəsˌkjuːl'] of or relating to a small cursive script developed from uncial; 7th to 9th centuries.

Synonyms

  • lowercase

Antonyms

  • majuscule
  • unthoughtfulness

Etymology

  • minuscule (French)
  • minuscula (Latin)
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