dwarf´ish|ness

dwarf´ish|ness
dwarf|ish «DWR fihsh», adjective.
like a dwarf; much smaller than average; diminutive: »

What is an Epigram? A dwarfish whole, Its body brevity, and wit its soul (Samuel Taylor Coleridge).

SYNONYM(S): pygmy, puny.
dwarf´ish|ly, adverb.
dwarf´ish|ness, noun.

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  • dwarf´ish|ly — dwarf|ish «DWR fihsh», adjective. like a dwarf; much smaller than average; diminutive: »What is an Epigram? A dwarfish whole, Its body brevity, and wit its soul (Samuel Taylor Coleridge). SYNONYM(S): pygmy, puny. –dwarf´ish|ly, adverb.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dwarf|ish — «DWR fihsh», adjective. like a dwarf; much smaller than average; diminutive: »What is an Epigram? A dwarfish whole, Its body brevity, and wit its soul (Samuel Taylor Coleridge). SYNONYM(S): pygmy, puny. –dwarf´ish|ly, adverb. –dwarf´ish|ness,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ish — ish·er·wood; ish·kash·mi; ish·kyl·dite; ish·ma·el; ish·ma·el·ite; ish·ma·el·it·ish; ish·ma·el·it·ish; is·land·ish; ivory tower·ish; jad·ish; jew·ish·ness; jin·go·ish; kent·ish; kent·ish·man; kick·ish; kit·ten·ish; knav·ish; knav·ish·ly;… …   English syllables

  • ness — ness·ber·ry; ness·ler·iza·tion; ness·ler·ize; ness·ler s; new·fan·gled·ness; new·ness; news·i·ness; nice·ness; nig·gard·li·ness; nig·gard·ness; nigh·ness; nip·pi·ness; no·ble·ness; nois·i·ness; non·cha·lant·ness; north·er·li·ness; north·ness;… …   English syllables

  • dwarf — dwarf; dwarf·ish; dwarf·ism; dwarf·ling; dwarf·ness; sub·dwarf; semi·dwarf; dwarf·ish·ly; dwarf·ish·ness; …   English syllables

  • dwarfishness — dwarf·ish·ness …   English syllables

  • dwarfish — dwarf•ish [[t]ˈdwɔr fɪʃ[/t]] adj. pat cv like a dwarf, esp. in being abnormally small; diminutive • Etymology: 1555–65 dwarf′ish•ly, adv. dwarf′ish•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • Dwarfish — Dwarf ish, a. Like a dwarf; below the common stature or size; very small; petty; as, a dwarfish animal, shrub. {Dwarf ish*ly}, adv. {Dwarf ish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dwarfishly — Dwarfish Dwarf ish, a. Like a dwarf; below the common stature or size; very small; petty; as, a dwarfish animal, shrub. {Dwarf ish*ly}, adv. {Dwarf ish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dwarfishness — Dwarfish Dwarf ish, a. Like a dwarf; below the common stature or size; very small; petty; as, a dwarfish animal, shrub. {Dwarf ish*ly}, adv. {Dwarf ish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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