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Diminuitive vs. Diminutive

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Which is correct: Diminuitive or Diminutive

How to spell Diminutive?

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Diminuitive

Misspelling of diminutive.

Diminutiveadjective

Very small.

Diminutiveadjective

(obsolete) Serving to diminish.

Diminutiveadjective

(grammar) Of or pertaining to, or creating a word form expressing smallness, youth, unimportance, or endearment.

Diminutivenoun

(grammar) A word form expressing smallness, youth, unimportance, or endearment.

‘Booklet, the diminutive of book, means ‘small book’.’;

Diminutiveadjective

Below the average size; very small; little.

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Diminutiveadjective

Expressing diminution; as, a diminutive word.

Diminutiveadjective

Tending to diminish.

‘Diminutive of liberty.’;

Diminutivenoun

Something of very small size or value; an insignificant thing.

‘Such water flies, diminutives of nature.’;

Diminutivenoun

A derivative from a noun, denoting a small or a young object of the same kind with that denoted by the primitive; as, gosling, eaglet, lambkin.

‘Babyisms and dear diminutives.’;

Diminutivenoun

a word that is formed with a suffix (such as -let or -kin) to indicate smallness

Diminutiveadjective

very small;

‘diminutive in stature’; ‘a lilliputian chest of drawers’; ‘her petite figure’; ‘tiny feet’; ‘the flyspeck nation of Bahrain moved toward democracy’;

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Diminutive

A diminutive is a root word that has been modified to convey a slighter degree of its root meaning, to convey the smallness of the object or quality named, or to convey a sense of intimacy or endearment. A diminutive form (abbreviated DIM) is a word-formation device used to express such meanings.

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