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    diminutive - Dictionary definition and meaning for word diminutive

    Definition
    (noun) a word that is formed with a suffix (such as -let or -kin) to indicate smallness Definition
    (adj) very small
    Synonyms : bantam , flyspeck , lilliputian , midget , petite , tiny
    Example Sentence
    • diminutive in stature
    • a lilliputian chest of drawers
    • her petite figure
    • tiny feet
    • the flyspeck nation of Bahrain moved toward democracy
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for diminutive

THE+MINUTEive.....

dimin+utive—diminish which means very small

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Di+minutive--- minute—very small

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