Definitions for WHITʰwɪt, wɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shred, scintilla, whit, iota, tittle, smidgen, smidgeon, smidgin, smidge(noun)

    a tiny or scarcely detectable amount

Wiktionary

  1. whit(Noun)

    The smallest part or particle imaginable; an iota.

    He worked tirelessly to collect and wind a ball of string eight feet around, and it matters not one whit.

  2. Whit(Noun)

    the season of Whitsuntide

    He worked tirelessly to collect and wind a ball of string eight feet around, and it matters not one whit.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Whit(noun)

    the smallest part or particle imaginable; a bit; a jot; an iota; -- generally used in an adverbial phrase in a negative sentence

  2. Origin: [OE. wight, wiht, AS. wiht a creature, a thing. See Wight, and cf. Aught, Naught.]

Freebase

  1. Whit

    Whit, or, Isis amongst the unsaved is a novel by the Scottish writer Iain Banks, published in 1995. Isis Whit, a young but important member of a small, quirky cult in Scotland, narrates. The community suspects that Isis' cousin Morag is in danger, and sends Isis out to help.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Albert Einstein:

    To my mind to kill in war is not a whit better than to commit ordinary murder.

  2. Albert Einstein:

    To my mind, to kill in war is not a whit better than to commit ordinary murder.

  3. Luther Standing Bear:

    Civilization has been thrust upon me... and it has not added one whit to my love for truth, honesty, and generosity.

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