AskDefine | Define modicum

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modicum n : a small or moderate or token amount; "England still expects a modicum of eccentricity in its artists"- Ian Jack

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Etymology

From the Latin modicum “a little”

Noun

  1. A small, modest or trifling amount.
    Unable to garner even a modicum of support for his plan, he conceded to follow the others.

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small amount

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