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|Rank of this word in the English language, from analyzing texts from Project Gutenberg.|
Adjectivelittle (comparative less, lesser or littler, superlative least or littlest)
- This is a little table.
- It's of little importance.
- Very young.
- Did he tell you any embarrassing stories about when she was little?
- That's the biggest little kid I've ever seen.
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- This is my little sister.
(of a sibling) younger
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Adverblittle (comparative less, superlative least)
- Not much.
- This is a little known fact.
- She spoke little and listened less.
- A small amount
- There is little water left.
- Little is used with uncountable nouns. Few is used with plural countable nouns.
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