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  1. shortestadjective

    ; Least in stature, length or height.

    The two word poem Fleas is arguably the shortest poem in the English language. How could a poem have fewer words?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shortest in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shortest in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of shortest in a Sentence

  1. Socrates:

    The shortest and surest way to live with honor in the world is to be in reality what we would appear to be; all human virtues increase and strengthen themselves by the practice and experience of them.

  2. Will Rogers:

    Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.

  3. Dayna Isom Johnson:

    Because Etsy sellers have the shortest supply chain in the market -- moving directly from idea to production -- we're constantly seeing emerging inventory that reflect the zeitgeist, and this year's holiday cards are no exception.

  4. French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve:

    I hope the state of emergency will have the shortest duration possible but at the same time that it will be in place long enough to ensure the French people are protected.

  5. English Proverb:

    The shortest answer is doing.

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