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less·er

lesser

 
pronunciation:
le sr
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: comp. of less.
definition 2: smaller in degree, amount, size, or importance.
work of a lesser quality
synonyms:
secondary, subordinate
antonyms:
primary
similar words:
inferior, junior, lower, minor, petty, subservient
definition 3: being the smaller or less important of two things.
He had to choose between the greater evil and the lesser.
similar words:
junior, lower, minor, secondary, smaller
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