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adj. ti·ni·er, ti·ni·est
Extremely small: The glass shattered into tiny shards that were hard to clean up. See Synonyms at small.

[Alteration of Middle English tine.]

ti′ni·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tininess - the property of being very small in sizetininess - the property of being very small in size; "hence the minuteness of detail in the painting"
littleness, smallness - the property of having a relatively small size
References in classic literature ?
Despite its tininess, it looked broad and comfortable.
He has a little cleft on his chin just like his daddy, and so those little details and those moments, I can close my eyes and I can see the tininess and the frailty.
Even with my tininess, I know a little resistance would have earned some respect from the big boys.
Despite the tininess of the room, the description of the furniture therein still gives the impression of luxury and abundance, especially in comparison with Madame Beck's white and stark pensionnat:
Yet the region, dealing with lots of post-Soviet apprehensions and those stemming from the tininess and proximity to the adversary, Russia, has not yet become a hodgepodge spot courteously embracing all.
Ramsay's still-life meditation on the life her children will have after her death: "the two senses of that vastness and this tininess (the pool had diminished again) flowering within it made her feel that she was bound hand and foot and unable to move by the intensity of feelings which reduced her own body, her own life, and the lives of all the people in the world, for ever, to nothingness.