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ˈmɒd ɪ kəmmod·icum

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. modicum(noun)

    a small or moderate or token amount

    "England still expects a modicum of eccentricity in its artists"- Ian Jack

Wiktionary

  1. modicum(Noun)

    A small, modest or trifling amount.

    Unable to garner even a modicum of support for his plan, he conceded to follow the others.

  2. Origin: From the modicum.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Modicum(noun)

    a little; a small quantity; a measured simply

  2. Origin: [L., fr. modicus moderate, fr. modus. See Mode.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Modicum

    mod′i-kum, n. a small quantity: something of a moderate size: anything very small. [L. neut. of modicus, moderate—modus.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of modicum in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of modicum in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of modicum in a Sentence

  1. James Chaney:

    I can only wish Mr. Killen peace at this juncture in his life. ... If he can achieve a modicum of peace, I wish that for him.

  2. Philip Blancato:

    This is a normal garden variety correction, with levels that set the playing field a little bit, the reality is that the energy sector continues to be a catalyst for concern. So for today's market, if oil gives us any modicum of stabilization, I think the overall market could be relatively flat to up today.

  3. Latin American:

    There is a modicum of crossover money that didn't expect the situation to deteriorate so quickly and they could exert further technical pressures, it is not a problem Petrobras can solve overnight, but there will be some good opportunities to add.

  4. Philip Blancato:

    The reality is that the energy sector continues to be a catalyst for concern. So for today's market, if oil gives us any modicum of stabilization, I think the overall market could be relatively flat to up today.

  5. Charles Krauthammer:

    We're not asking a lot of the president. We're simply asking what the French president has, for a modicum of urgency, a modicum of commitment, and it has never been there, it isn't there now, and it's not going to happen between now and the day he leaves office.

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