Although his state borders Iowa, he faces a steep climb from the valley of minuscule poll numbers.
Yet after spending $20 trillion, it will only have reduced temperatures by a minuscule 0.1°F.
But by your own testimony, the leak was minuscule and could have been easily cleaned up without it.
1705, "small (not capital) letter;" as an adjective, "small," from 1727 (in printing; general sense of "extremely small" by 1893), from French minuscule (17c.), from Latin minuscula, in minuscula littera "slightly smaller letter," fem. of minusculus "rather less, rather small," diminutive of minus "less" (see minus). Related: Minuscular.