Definitions

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  • n. smallness

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Littleness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Littleness; minuteness. Glanville, Vanity of Dogmatizing, viii.

Etymologies

Latin parvitas. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Within the limits of genera, most of the parts as a rule exhibit differences through contrast of the property or accident, such as colour and shape, to which they are subject: in that some are more and some in a less degree the subject of the same property or accident; and also in the way of multitude or fewness, magnitude or parvitude, in short in the way of excess or defect.

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