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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.
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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
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