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  • adjective superlative form of minute: most minute. Smallest, littlest, tiniest.

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Examples

  • At times he can bog you down with details, mainly because he explains them in minutest and seemingly most insignificant level (such as different seeds around the world).

    2010 March 05 « The BookBanter Blog

  • At times he can bog you down with details, mainly because he explains them in minutest and seemingly most insignificant level (such as different seeds around the world).

    “Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies” by Jared Diamond (Norton, 1997) « The BookBanter Blog

  • The slow suicide of Anglicanism is displayed and described in minutest detail, and even those who want to preserve the Chuch, like the saintly Peter Akinola of Nigeria, are allowed to present their arguments in their own words.

    Archive 2005-09-11

  • The slow suicide of Anglicanism is displayed and described in minutest detail, and even those who want to preserve the Chuch, like the saintly Peter Akinola of Nigeria, are allowed to present their arguments in their own words.

    Band - And Banned

  • Clinton's selective memory about unflattering episodes in his life is indeed interesting, considering his ability to recall the minutest details of his childhood.

    BILL'S SELF-PORTRAIT

  • I recalled the minutest details of our meeting yesterday; I had for some reason or other a particularly vivid recollection of how she had laughed at me ....

    First Love

  • Still thinking of Anna, of everything, even the simplest phrase in their conversation with her, and recalling the minutest changes in her expression, entering more and more into her position, and feeling sympathy for her, Levin reached home.

    Anna Karenina

  • Recalling the minutest incidents and details of the evening, she could think of nothing which presented him under other than a favourable and interesting aspect.

    The Haunted Hotel

  • That is minuter than the minutest, that is the heart of all entities.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 3 Books 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12

  • And one does not find in old people, whose memory of the past is clear, while their recollection of the present grows dim, any sense of pathos, but rather of pride and eagerness about recalling the minutest details of the vanished days.

    Joyous Gard

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