Thesaurus / less
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
His comedies are less remarkable on the stage than they are in the library.
He might pretend to cynicism to hide his deep pleasure in it; none the less, he was moved profoundly.
MAVERICKSWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
I thought him ten years less, and he spoke with the dogmatism of youth.
THE GREY ROOMEDEN PHILLPOTTS
We take a less gloomy view of our errors now our father confessor listens to us over his egg and coffee.
ADAM BEDEGEORGE ELIOT
And now he had less of the old high spirits that had enabled him to laugh off the cares of debt.
It was true in the assembly of Israel of old, and assuredly it is not less true in the Church of God now.
LIFE AND TIMES OF DAVIDCHARLES HENRY MACKINTOSH
It is not that he is less human than others, but that he is more rigid.
THE CRIMINAL & THE COMMUNITYJAMES DEVON
After this it disappeared, having remained somewhat less than a quarter of an hour.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY, VOLUME II (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
The morning after our departure was very foggy, and towards noon we had to slow down to less than half speed.
UNDER THE DRAGON FLAGJAMES ALLAN
The total output of manganese in the United States in 1901 was less than 12,000 tons.
THE HISTORY OF CUBA, VOL. 5WILLIS FLETCHER JOHNSON
WORDS RELATED TO LESS
- cut off
- in default
- not good enough
- not up to par
- out of gas
- too little too late
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