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least

least

 
 
pronunciation:
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parts of speech:
adjective, noun, adverb
phrases:
at least, in the least
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: superlative of little.
Aren't you the least bit happy?
definition 2: smallest in size, amount, or degree.
She has the least worry about her oldest child.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: that which is the smallest in size, amount, or degree.
The least I could do is help you.
phrase: at least
phrase: in the least
 
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: superlative of little.
My dog was the least active of all the animals.
definition 2: in or to the smallest amount or degree.
I like him least.