Diminutive vs Behemothic - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between diminutive and behemothic
is that diminutive
is very small while behemothic
is colossal, of enormous size and power.
As a noun diminutive
is (grammar) a word form expressing smallness, youth, unimportance, or endearment.
, date=October 20
, author=Jamie Lillywhite
, title=Tottenham 1 - 0 Rubin Kazan
, work=BBC Sport
, passage=Roman Sharonov rose unchallenged to head a corner wide, while diminutive
winger Gokdeniz Karadeniz ghosted in with a diving header from the edge of the six-yard box that was acrobatically kept out by Gomes.}}
Serving to diminish.
(grammar) Of or pertaining to, or creating a word form expressing smallness, youth, unimportance, or endearment.
- diminutive of liberty
* (very small) lilliputian, tiny
* (very small) huge, gigantic
(grammar) A word form expressing smallness, youth, unimportance, or endearment.
- Booklet, the diminutive of book, means ‘small book’ .
* nomen deminutivum
colossal, of enormous size and power.
* 1933 —
- Oozing and surging up out of that yawning trap-door in the Cyclopean crypt I had glimpsed such an unbelievable behemothic monstrosity that I could not doubt the power of its original to kill with its mere sight.
* (of ernormous size and power ): colossal, gargantuan, gigantic, mammoth, titanic
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