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lilliputian

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Etymology

From the name of a fictional island called Lilliput in the novel Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift

Pronunciation

Noun

lilliputian

  1. A very small person or being

Adjective

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Positive
lilliputian

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  1. Very small, diminutive
  2. Trivial, petty

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