1. (a.) Smallest, either in size or degree; shortest; lowest; most unimportant; as, the least insect; the least mercy; the least space.

2. (adv.) In the smallest or lowest degree; in a degree below all others; as, to reward those who least deserve it.

3. (conj.) See Lest.

at a disadvantage at the nadir below below the mark few homely humble humble-looking humble-visaged humblest in the gutter inglorious innocuous least of all less littlest low lowest lowliest lowly mean minim minimum minority minority group modest plain poor short of shortest simple slightest small smallest teachable the few the minority under under par undistinguished unimportant unpretentious we happy few


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