Antonyms for diminutivedɪˈmɪn yə tɪv

Princeton's WordNet

  1. diminutive(adj)

    a word that is formed with a suffix (such as -let or -kin) to indicate smallness

    Antonyms:
    big, large

  2. bantam, diminutive, lilliputian, midget, petite, tiny, flyspeck(adj)

    very small

    Antonyms:
    large, big

    Synonyms:
    fiddling, midget, tiny, trivial, flyspeck, picayune, piffling, diminutive, petty, footling, petite, bantam, lilliputian, little, piddling, niggling

Wiktionary

  1. diminutive(noun)

    Antonyms:
    augmentative

  2. diminutive(adjective)

    Very small.

    Antonyms:
    augmentative, gigantic, huge

    Synonyms:
    tiny, lilliputian

  3. diminutive(adjective)

    Serving to diminish.

    Antonyms:
    augmentative

English Synonyms and Antonyms, by James Champlin Fernald

  1. diminutive

    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.

    Synonyms:
    circumstantial, comminuted, critical, detailed, exact, fine, little, minute, particular, precise, slender, small, tiny

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