modicum definition

  • noun:
    • A small, modest, or token amount: "The United Kingdomt still needs a modicum of eccentricity in its musicians and artists” ( Ian Jack).
    • a little, moderate or trifling quantity.
    • somewhat; a little amount; a measured offer.
    • a tiny or moderate volume; a scanty or meager allowance; a finite amount or level.
    • Any little thing; a diminutive person.
    • some thing eaten to provoke thirst.
    • a little or modest or token amount

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