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Little

Lit´tle   Pronunciation: lĭt´t'l
a.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.
He sought to see Jesus who he was; and could not for the press, because he was little of stature.
- Luke xix. 3.
2.Short in duration; brief; as, a little sleep.
Best him enough: after a little time,
I'll beat him too.
- Shak.
3.Small in quantity or amount; not much; as, a little food; a little air or water.
Conceited of their little wisdoms, and doting upon their own fancies.
- Barrow.
4.Small in dignity, power, or importance; not great; insignificant; contemptible.
When thou wast little in thine own sight, wast thou not made the head of the tribes?
- I Sam. xv. 17.
5.Small in force or efficiency; not strong; weak; slight; inconsiderable; as, little attention or exertion;little effort; little care or diligence.
By sad experiment I know
How little weight my words with thee can find.
- Milton.
6.Small in extent of views or sympathies; narrow; shallow; contracted; mean; illiberal; ungenerous.
The long-necked geese of the world that are ever hissing dispraise,
Because their natures are little.
- Tennyson.
Little chief
(Zool.) See Chief hare.
Little Englander
an Englishman opposed to territorial expansion of the British Empire. See Antiimperialism, above.
Little Englandism
the fourth and smallest finger of the hand.
Little go
(Eng. Universities) a public examination about the middle of the course, which is less strict and important than the final one; - called also smalls. Cf. Great go, under Great.
Little hours
(R. C. Ch.) the offices of prime, tierce, sext, and nones. Vespers and compline are sometimes included.
- Thackeray.
Little-neck clam
(Zool.) the quahog, or round clam.
Little ones
young children.
The men, and the women, and the little ones.
- Deut. ii. 34.
n.1.That which is little; a small quantity, amount, space, or the like.
Much was in little writ.
- Dryden.
There are many expressions, which carrying with them no clear ideas, are like to remove but little of my ignorance.
- Locke.
2.A small degree or scale; miniature.
A little, to or in a small degree; to a limited extent; somewhat; for a short time. " Stay a little."
The painter flattered her a little.
- Shak.
adv.1.In a small quantity or degree; not much; slightly; somewhat; - often with a preceding it.
Noun1.Littlelittle - a small amount or duration; "he accepted the little they gave him"
Adj.1.little - limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a little dining room"; "a little house"; "a small car"; "a little (or small) group"; "a small voice"
Synonyms: small
Antonyms:
big, large - above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a large city"; "set out for the big city"; "a large sum"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group of scientists"; "large areas of the world"
2.little - (quantifier used with mass nouns) small in quantity or degree; not much or almost none or (with `a') at least some; "little rain fell in May"; "gave it little thought"; "little hope remained"; "little time is left"; "we still have little money"; "a little hope remained"; "a little time is left"
Antonyms:
much - (quantifier used with mass nouns) great in quantity or degree or extent; "not much rain"; "much affection"; "much grain is in storage"
3.little - of short duration or distance; "a brief stay in the country"; "in a little while"; "it's a little way away"
Synonyms: brief
4.little - not fully grown; "what a big little boy you are"; "small children"
Synonyms: small
5.little - (informal terms) small and of little importance; "a fiddling sum of money"; "a footling gesture"; "our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war"; "a little (or small) matter"; "Mickey Mouse regulations"; "a dispute over niggling details"; "limited to petty enterprises"; "piffling efforts"; "giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction"
6.little - (of a voice) faint; "a little voice"; "a still small voice"
Synonyms: small
7.little - younger brother or sister; "little brother"
Synonyms: younger
Antonyms:
elder, older, big - older brother or sister; "big sister"
8.little - lowercase; "little a"; "small a"; "e.e.cummings's poetry is written all in minuscule letters"
Synonyms: minuscule, small
9.little - small in a way that arouses feelings (of tenderness or its opposite depending on the context); "a nice little job"; "bless your little heart"; "my dear little mother"; "a sweet little deal"; "I'm tired of your petty little schemes"; "filthy little tricks"; "what a nasty little situation"
Adv.1.little - not much; "he talked little about his family"
LITTLE - A typeless language used to produce machine-independent software. LITTLE has been used to implement SETL.

"Guide to the LITTLE Language", D. Shields, LITTLE Newsletter 33, Courant Inst (Aug 1977).
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