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Adjective
(of an object) Small in size, amount, or degree
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“To facilitate ease of mobility, I usually just travel with a little backpack.”
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Having a low height
“Arthur's horse jumped over the little fence with ease.”
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(of a person) Small in stature
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“He may have been a little man, but inside was a big heart.”
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(of a person) Small in build
“Having shed much of her excess weight, she was now a little, dainty lass.”
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(of a person) Young or younger in age
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“My life would be so lonely and boring without my little sister.”
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Small in distance or duration
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“I used to have a pet parrot for a little while, but then it flew away, never to return.”
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Relatively unimportant
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“We did have a few little issues along the way, but everything worked out in the end.”
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Narrow-minded in views or opinions
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“Anna felt disdain for those whom she felt were little-minded in nature.”
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Meager or little in amount
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Requiring or involving very little or no effort
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(of writing) Relatively brief in extent
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Describing a style of Japanese art
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Lower in rank or status
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Consisting of, covered with, or disintegrating into a fine powder
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Lean, thin, and having little flesh
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Determiner
Emphasizing insignificance
“Underperforming at the firm often meant you would be relegated to positions of little influence.”
Determiner
(a little) A small amount
“Just add a little salt to your dishes to really bring out the flavor.”
Determiner
An unspecific but small number of
Adverb
Hardly or not at all
“He was little known as a producer until he released his first blockbuster that broke all box office records.”
Adverb
(a little) Only slightly
“Move a little to the right so we can get the perfect angle for this photo.”
Adverb
Low in frequency
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“The films trace the story of steam locomotives over the decades using little seen archive footage.”
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(a little) Hardly or not at all
“This city reminds me a little of San Francisco.”
Adverb
To a smaller extent or degree
Pronoun
Not a large amount
Little is known about the mysterious Yeti, or if it even exists.”
Pronoun
Few people or few things
Noun
A small amount
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“We only have a little of the cake left.”
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