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Synonyms for least

Synonyms for least

something that is of no importance

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the superlative of 'little' that can be used with mass nouns and is usually preceded by 'the'

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used to form the superlative

References in classic literature ?
And which is the convenient end, seems, in my humble opinion to be left to every man's conscience, or at least in the power of the chief magistrate to determine.
Pardon, therefore, what I have said in this epistle, not only without your consent, but absolutely against it; and give me at least leave, in this public manner, to declare that I am, with the highest respect and gratitude,--
In about a quarter of an hour I went out too; I had no dress other than before, except that I had a hood, a mask, a fan, and a pair of gloves in my pocket; so that there was not the least suspicion in the house.
As for my gentleman, he stayed out, as he told me he would, till late at night, and there was not the least suspicion in the family either on his account or on mine.
I have proposed to you to marry, not for your sake, for indeed I did not think of you in the least at the moment (you admire candor, and will now be satisfied, I hope); but because it suited me to marry you as soon as possible, on account of certain commercial speculations I am desirous of entering into.
She has taken care for herself, -- at least I hope so, -- for her attention has not been diverted from her projects by watching over me.
Norris had not the least intention of being at any expense whatever in her maintenance.
Norris was sorry to say that the little girl's staying with them, at least as things then were, was quite out of the question.
Then everything which is good, whether made by art or nature, or both, is least liable to suffer change from without?
The reason is, I replied, that you attribute some profound meaning to my words; but I am only saying that deception, or being deceived or uninformed about the highest realities in the highest part of themselves, which is the soul, and in that part of them to have and to hold the lie, is what mankind least like;--that, I say, is what they utterly detest.
advised Tom, and, turning over, he was soon breathing heavily and regularly, indicating that he, at least, had taken his own advice.
There came suddenly an hour after which, as I look back, the affair seems to me to have been all pure suffering; but I have at least reached the heart of it, and the straightest road out is doubtless to advance.
In Rhode Island, they bear a proportion of at least one for every thousand.
Hence, in every family of position and consideration, "back motion" is as prevalent as time itself; and the husbands and sons in these households enjoy immunity at least from invisible attacks.
He must have travelled everywhere, at least in the spirit.