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Small numbers and quantities - thesaurus

Synonyms

few

determiner

some, but not many

minority

noun

a small number of people or things that are part of a larger group but different in some way from most of the group

minimum

noun

the smallest amount or degree of something that is necessary or possible

handful

noun

a very small number of people or things

scattering

noun

a small number of people or things that are spread over a large area

sprinkling

noun

a small number of people or things in a place

scarcity

noun

a situation in which the supply of something is not enough for the people who want it or need it

group

noun

a small number of things, especially things that are not physical objects

one or two

a small number of people or things

a thing or two

a few things

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couple

noun

mainly American a small number of things or people

hair’s breadth

noun

the smallest possible distance, amount, or degree

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hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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