minority[ mi-nawr-i-tee, -nor, -mahy- ]SEE DEFINITION OF minority
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MINORITY
And because the foreigners were in the minority they could not well defend themselves.
If the minority will not acquiesce, the majority must, or the Government must cease.
The House divided and the government were left in a minority of nineteen.
They are a detestable persecution when a minority promotes them.
True, there were deputies and some others who were experienced; but they were in the minority.
The king's minority was declared to be at an end in March, 1833.
The wardship of this fief and manor, during the minority of the seigneur, was in the Crown.
I concur in the opinion of the minority that the resolution ought to be adopted.
But you are the minority, and there are too many against you.
But Moyne and I were no doubt in a minority in that assembly.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR MINORITY
- few and far between
- not many
- not too many
- scarcely any
- widely spaced