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Princeton's WordNet

  1. smallness, littlenessnoun

    the property of having a relatively small size

    Synonyms:
    smallness, pettiness

    Antonyms:
    bigness, largeness

  2. smallness, littlenessnoun

    the property of having relatively little strength or vigor

    "the smallness of her voice"

    Synonyms:
    smallness, pettiness

    Antonyms:
    largeness, bigness

  3. pettiness, littleness, smallnessnoun

    lack of generosity in trifling matters

    Synonyms:
    slightness, puniness, pettiness, triviality, smallness

    Antonyms:
    largeness, bigness

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  1. Thomas Carlyle, Heroes and Hero Worship, 1840:

    No sadder proof can be given by man of his own littleness than disbelief in great men.

  2. Joseph Conrad:

    Having had to encounter single-handed during his period of eclipse many physical dangers, he was well aware of the most dangerous element common to them all: of the crushing, paralysing sense of human littleness, which is what really defeats a human struggling with natural forces, alone, far from the eyes of his fellows.

  3. Author Unknown:

    Desire for security keeps littleness little and threatens the great with smallness.

  4. Mara Mitchell:

    When we are chafed and fretted by small cares, a look at the stars will show us the littleness of our own intersts.

  5. William Hazlitt, on the Pleasure of Hating:

    ...greatness sympathises with greatness, and littleness shrinks into itself.

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