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1. smallness

noun. ['ˈsmɔlnəs'] the property of having a relatively small size.

Synonyms

  • size
  • weeness
  • grain
  • littleness
  • diminutiveness
  • puniness
  • petiteness
  • runtiness
  • delicacy
  • dwarfishness
  • stuntedness
  • slightness
  • tininess

Antonyms

  • bigness
  • importance
  • tactlessness
  • inelegance

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • small (English)
  • smal (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Smallness

  • abruptness
  • absoluteness
  • acuteness
  • adonis
  • aggressiveness
  • agribusiness
  • airworthiness
  • alertness
  • aloofness
  • alumnus
  • anise
  • anus
  • appropriateness
  • arbitrariness
  • assertiveness
  • astuteness
  • attentiveness
  • attractiveness
  • awareness
  • awfulness

Example sentences of the word smallness


1. Noun, singular or mass
Their smallness also makes them hard to detect, unless you see several of them at once.

Quotes containing the word smallness


1. You will have to make up for the smallness of your size by your courage and selfless devotion to duty, for it is not life that matters, but the courage, fortitude and determination you bring to it.
- Muhammad Ali Jinnah

2. When I’m depressed, I read Caeiro — he’s my fresh air. I become very calm, content, faithful — yes, I find faith in God, and in the soul’s transcendent living smallness, after reading the poems by that ungodly anti-humanist who goes unsurpassed on earth.
- Álvaro de Campos

2. smallness

noun. ['ˈsmɔlnəs'] the property of having relatively little strength or vigor.

Synonyms

  • weakness

Antonyms

  • small
  • unsized

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • small (English)
  • smal (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. smallness

noun. ['ˈsmɔlnəs'] lack of generosity in trifling matters.

Synonyms

  • littleness
  • minginess
  • meanness
  • niggardness
  • tightfistedness
  • tightness
  • parsimony
  • pettiness
  • parsimoniousness
  • niggardliness

Antonyms

  • little
  • big
  • littleness
  • large

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • small (English)
  • smal (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. smallness

noun. ['ˈsmɔlnəs'] the property of being a relatively small amount.

Antonyms

  • generosity

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • small (English)
  • smal (Middle English (1100-1500))
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