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notably below average in amount, size, or scope

not broad or elevated in scope or understanding

not yet large in size because of incomplete growth

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a small amount or duration

limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent

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(quantifier used with mass nouns) small in quantity or degree

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(of children and animals) young, immature

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(of a voice) faint

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low in stature

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lowercase

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small in a way that arouses feelings (of tenderness or its opposite depending on the context)

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References in classic literature ?
It didn't matter so much when you were a little girl, but now you are so tall, and turn up your hair, you should remember that you are a young lady.
Your airs are funny now, but you'll grow up an affected little goose, if you don't take care.
he would shout, and the big fight between Kala Nag and the wild elephant would sway to and fro across the Keddah, and the old elephant catchers would wipe the sweat out of their eyes, and find time to nod to Little Toomai wriggling with joy on the top of the posts.
Next morning he gave him a scolding and said, "Are not good brick elephant lines and a little tent carrying enough, that thou must needs go elephant catching on thy own account, little worthless?
I can lie down there,' thought Little Klaus, looking at the roof; 'it will make a splendid bed, if only the stork won't fly down and bite my legs.
THIS is what those little rabbits saw round that corner!
Dear children, let us not tire of a good work, hard though it be and wearisome; think of the many little hearts that in their sorrow look to us for help.
I looked about in all directions for the little creature, but there was no trace of her--and my 'eerie' feeling was quite gone off, and the crickets were chirping again merrily--so I knew she was really gone.
cried Peony, as plainly as he could speak, for he was but a little boy.
But the little woman evidently expected her to answer; so Dorothy said, with hesitation, "You are very kind, but there must be some mistake.
The counsel pleased the king, and he sent one of his courtiers to the little tailor to offer him military service when he awoke.
First of all we had Prince, who in his hurried intervals of teaching used to come softly in and sit softly down, with a face of loving anxiety for Caddy and the very little child.
Stay," said Fleur-de-Lys, laying her hand tenderly on Phoebus's arm; "look at that little girl yonder, dancing in that circle.
Grown careless from months of continued safety, during which time he had seen no dangerous animals during the daylight hours, he had left his rifles and revolvers all within the little cabin, and now that he saw the great ape crashing through the underbrush directly toward him, and from a direction which practically cut him off from escape, he felt a vague little shiver play up and down his spine.
said the little bird, swinging upon a silver spray, and flapping his tiny wings.