1. Small in size or extent; not great or large; as a little body; a little animal; a little piece of ground; a little table; a little book; a little hill; a little distance; a little child.
2. Short in duration; as a little time or season; a little sleep.
3. Small in quantity or amount; as a little hay or grass; a little food; a little sum; a little light; a little air or water.
4. Of small dignity, power or importance.
When thou wast little in thy own sight, wast thou not made the head of the tribes? 1 Samuel 15:17.
5. Of small force or effect; slight; inconsiderable; as little attention or exertions; little effort; little care or diligence, little weight.
1. A small quantity or amount. He demanded much and obtained little He had little of his father's liberality.
2. A small space.
Much was in little writ -
3. Any thing small, slight or of inconsiderable importance.
I view with anger and disdain.
How little gives thee joy and pain.
4. Not much.
These they are fitted for, and little else.
1. In a small degree; slightly; as, he is little changed. It is a little discolored.
2. Not much; in a small quantity or space of time. He sleeps little
3. In some degree; slightly; sometimes preceded by adjective The liquor is a little sour or astringent.