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Lilliputian in Visual Dictionary & Thesaurus in Real Context

Published on December 6th, 2021 | Last updated on May 1st, 2022 by | Category: 601 Words You Need to Know Flashcards, English Vocabulary in Context | No Comments on Lilliputian in Visual Dictionary & Thesaurus in Real Context | 121 Views | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Definition of Lilliputian in visual dictionary and thesaurus with real examples and synonyms for advanced learners of English and GRE candidates from 601 Words You Need to Know

/ˌlɪl.ɪˈpjuː.ʃən/ (adj & noun)

Definition

Adjective: extremely small, infinitesimal, elfin, puny, tiny, teeny, bagatelle, petty, diminutive, minute, minuscule, trivial

Noun: a small person or thing

Example

The Lilliputians are a society of people around six inches in average height, but with all the arrogance and sense of self-importance associated with full-sized men. Typically greedy, jealous, manipulative, conniving, violent, selfish, and untrustworthy; they are, in all ways, an accurate portrayal of their “giant” counterparts. They live on the island of Lilliput, located on the Indian Ocean.

Source of example: https://gulliverstravels.fandom.com/

Antonyms

gigantic, colossal, huge, massive, Brobdingnagian

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