What does minuscule mean?

Definitions for minuscule
ˈmɪn əˌskyul, mɪˈnʌs kyulmi·nus·cule

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. small letter, lowercase, lower-case letter, minuscule(noun)

    the characters that were once kept in bottom half of a compositor's type case

  2. minuscule(adj)

    a small cursive script developed from uncial between the 7th and 9th centuries and used in medieval manuscripts

  3. minuscule, minuscular(adj)

    of or relating to a small cursive script developed from uncial; 7th to 9th centuries

  4. little, minuscule, small(adj)


    "little a"; "small a"; "e.e.cummings's poetry is written all in minuscule letters"

  5. minuscule, miniscule(adj)

    very small

    "a minuscule kitchen"; "a minuscule amount of rain fell"


  1. minuscule(Noun)

    A lower-case letter.

    Etymology: From minuscule.

  2. minuscule(Noun)

    Any of the two medieval handwriting styles minuscule cursive and Caroline minuscule.

    Etymology: From minuscule.

  3. minuscule(Noun)

    A letter in these styles.

    Etymology: From minuscule.

  4. minuscule(Adjective)

    Written in minuscules, lower-case.

    Etymology: From minuscule.

  5. minuscule(Adjective)

    Written in minuscule handwriting style.

    Etymology: From minuscule.

  6. minuscule(Adjective)

    Very small, tiny.

    a minuscule dot

    Etymology: From minuscule.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Minuscule(noun)

    any very small, minute object

    Etymology: [L. minusculus rather small, fr. minus less: cf. F. minuscule.]

  2. Minuscule(noun)

    a small Roman letter which is neither capital nor uncial; a manuscript written in such letters

    Etymology: [L. minusculus rather small, fr. minus less: cf. F. minuscule.]

  3. Minuscule(adj)

    of the size and style of minuscules; written in minuscules

    Etymology: [L. minusculus rather small, fr. minus less: cf. F. minuscule.]


  1. Minuscule

    Minuscule is an official DVD released by Björk on November 3, 2003. The DVD contains a documentary offering a behind-the-scenes look at Björk and her touring entourage for the 2001 Vespertine tour. It includes interviews with harpist Zeena Parkins, the Inuit choir from Greenland, electronic duo Matmos, and an ongoing conversation with Björk herself about her recordings and her tours. The documentary is interspersed with live footage of songs from the tour shot by Ragnheidur Gestsdóttir, which themselves correspond to the performances chosen for the Vespertine Live album. A work-in-progress version of this documentary is to be found as a bonus feature on the Live at Royal Opera House DVD, which includes some material that is not included on Minuscule, such as the short interviews with composer Simon Lee.

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How to say minuscule in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of minuscule in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of minuscule in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of minuscule in a Sentence

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    It's very true that the only difference between "TRY" and "TRIUMPH" is just the "UMPH", even though it may sound like a cliche to some. In my view, that tiny 'Umph' often gives you monumental mph (i.e. miles per hour) to accelerate and reach your destination much faster. The 'Umph' can mathematically be expressed as: Umph = U + mph. The minuscule 'Umph' can thus make a mega-difference, and all you need is that little 'Umph' to succeed. Hence you must strive to get that 'Umph' in your life; by pushing yourself slightly harder, and by putting that extra little kick in every struggle of life. With that little 'Umph' on your side, you'll surely break a leg! So, what are you waiting for?

  2. Ramana Pemmaraju:

    You're a minuscule part of this vast cosmic epoch!

  3. Anuj Somany:

    The quantity of positivity on earth is just like the minuscule amount of fresh, accessible potable water and the extent of negativity is like the majority volume of ocean water full of salinity.

  4. Ed Barton:

    This will have zero impact on the market, it's minuscule compared to what the big chains need to significantly turn around their business.

  5. Azra Naseem:

    Rich Western Europeans, towards whom most of the Maldives’ tourism is geared, would not want to book expensive holidays in a country known for the production of jihad, if the tourism industry is damaged, the minuscule percentage of rich Maldivians who control it would suffer, and many of them bankroll the government. So the current regimen downplays the number of jihadists, pretends it is a problem that does not exist and labels anyone who speaks about it a traitor.

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