Antonyms for diminutivedɪˈmɪn yə tɪv
This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term diminutive
a word that is formed with a suffix (such as -let or -kin) to indicate smallness
bantam, diminutive, lilliputian, midget, petite, tiny, flyspeck(adj)
English Synonyms and Antonyms, by James Champlin Fernald
That is minute which is of exceedingly limited dimensions, as a grain of dust, or which attends to matters of exceedingly slight amount or apparent importance; as, a minute account; minute observation. That which is broken up into minute particles is said to be comminuted; things may be termed fine which would not be termed comminuted; as, fine sand; fine gravel; but, in using the adverb, we say a substance is finely comminuted, comminuted referring more to the process, fine to the result. An account extended to very minute particulars is circumstantial, detailed, particular; an examination so extended is critical, exact, precise. Compare FINE.
See synonyms for LARGE.
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