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minuscule - adjective


Note: The word derives from the Latin minus meaning “less.” In much writing, you’ll find it spelled miniscule, probably because of the prefix mini- in the sense “of a small size.” Because of the frequency of miniscule, some usage panels consider miniscule a variant spelling rather than a misspelling.

Example: The minuscule amount of anthrax was enough to infect the entire city.

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