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

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The farmer was hungry, and ate with a good appetite; but Little Klaus could not help thinking of the delicious dishes of fish and roast meats and cakes which he knew were in the oven.
'Hush!' said Little Klaus to his sack, at the same time treading on it again so that it squeaked even louder than before.
The little creature seemed so young in his eyes, that there were moments when he found himself thinking of her, if not speaking to her, as if she were a child.
'I believe it is very expensive,' said Little Dorrit, 'but MY father has told me that quite beautiful dinners may be got there.
Machua Appa pointed at Little Toomai, and Petersen Sahib looked, and Little Toomai bowed to the earth.
Little one, what is thy name?" said Petersen Sahib.
I cannot draw you a picture of Peter and Benjamin underneath the basket, because it was quite dark, and because the smell of onions was fearful; it made Peter Rabbit and little Benjamin cry.
He was smoking a pipe of rabbit-tobacco, and had a little switch in his hand.
While she was eating, the old woman combed her hair with a golden comb, and her hair curled and shone with a lovely golden color around that sweet little face, which was so round and so like a rose.
"I have often longed for such a dear little girl," said the old woman.
"Yes," answered Violet; "mamma shall see the new little girl.
They really seemed to imagine that there would be no difficulty whatever in creating a live little girl out of the snow.
I am sure the clergyman himself could not say such beautiful things as you do, though he does live in a three-storied house, and wear a gold ring on his little finger.'
"'But could we not ask little Hans up here?' said the Miller's youngest son.
"Now must we go home," said the Queen, "and you shall go with us, little one."