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Definition of Little

Little

  1. Small in size or extent; not big; diminutive; -- opposed to big or large; as, a little body; a little animal; a little piece of ground; a little hill; a little distance; a little child.
  2. Short in duration; brief; as, a little sleep.
  3. Small in quantity or amount; not much; as, a little food; a little air or water.
  4. Small in dignity, power, or importance; not great; insignificant; contemptible.
  5. Small in force or efficiency; not strong; weak; slight; inconsiderable; as, little attention or exertion;little effort; little care or diligence.
  6. Small in extent of views or sympathies; narrow; shallow; contracted; mean; illiberal; ungenerous.
  7. That which is little; a small quantity, amount, space, or the like.
  8. A small degree or scale; miniature.
  9. In a small quantity or degree; not much; slightly; somewhat; -- often with a preceding it.

Little Quotations

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Benjamin Franklin

Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Albert Einstein

I'm selfish, impatient, and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I'm out of control, and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.
Marilyn Monroe

Most directors that I've worked with - I've worked with before, especially in Holland - and they know that I'm somebody who talks and asks, and talks, and talks, and talks and questions and turns things around. I'm like a little cat, walking around my little nest until I find my place.
Carice van Houten
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Little Translations

little in Afrikaans is min, klein
little in Danish is lille
little in Dutch is gering, karig, min, luttel, klein
little in French is petit, peu
little in German is klein, wenig, klein, wenig
little in Hungarian is kicsi
little in Italian is piccolo, minuscolo
little in Latin is parvus minor minimus, parum minus minime
little in Norwegian is litt, lite
little in Portuguese is pequeno, pouco

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