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jot

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Noun, Verb (usu participle)

CIDE DICTIONARY

jotn. [L. iota, Gr. 'iw^ta the name of the letter i, Heb. y), the smallest letter of the Greek alphabet. Cf. Iota.].
     An iota; a point; a tittle; the smallest particle. Cf. Bit, n.  [1913 Webster]
    "Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled."  [1913 Webster]
    "Neither will they bate
    One jot of ceremony.
    "  [1913 Webster]
jotv. t. 
     To set down; to make a brief note of; -- usually followed by down.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

jot, v. & n.
--v.tr. (jotted, jotting) down) write briefly or hastily.
--n. (usu. with neg. expressed or implied) a very small amount (not one jot).

Etymology
earlier as noun: L f. Gk iota: see IOTA

THESAURUS

jot

ace, atom, birthmark, bit, blaze, blemish, blotch, book, brand, calendar, carve, caste mark, catalog, chalk, chalk up, check, check in, checkmark, chronicle, cicatrix, crumb, cut, dab, dapple, discoloration, docket, dole, dot, dram, dribble, driblet, drop, droplet, dwarf, earmark, engrave, engraving, enroll, enscroll, enter, farthing, file, fill out, fleck, flick, flyspeck, fragment, freckle, gash, gnat, gobbet, grain, granule, grave, graving, groat, hack, hair, handful, impanel, incise, index, inscribe, insert, iota, jot down, lentigo, list, little, little bit, log, lota, macula, make a memorandum, make a note, make an entry, make out, mark, mark down, marking, matriculate, microbe, microorganism, midge, minim, minimum, minute, minutia, minutiae, mite, modicum, mole, molecule, mote, mottle, nevus, nick, notch, note, note down, nutshell, ounce, particle, patch, pebble, pinch, pinhead, pinpoint, pittance, place upon record, point, polka dot, poll, post, post up, prick, puncture, put down, put in writing, put on paper, put on tape, record, reduce to writing, register, scar, scarification, score, scotch, scrap, scratch, scratching, scruple, set down, smidgen, smitch, snip, snippet, speck, speckle, splash, splotch, spoonful, spot, stain, stigma, strawberry mark, tabulate, take down, tape, tape-record, tattoo, tattoo mark, thimbleful, tick, tiny bit, tittle, trifling amount, trivia, vanishing point, videotape, watermark, whit, write, write down, write in, write out, write up

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jot

Unimportance

N unimportance, insignificance, nothingness, immateriality, triviality, levity, frivolity, paltriness, poverty, smallness, vanity, matter of indifference, no object, nothing, nothing to signify, nothing worth speaking of, nothing particular, nothing to boast of, nothing to speak of, small matter, no great matter, trifling matter, mere joke, mere nothing, hardly anything, scarcely anything, nonentity, small beer, cipher, no great shakes, peu de chose, child's play, kinderspiel, toy, plaything, popgun, paper pellet, gimcrack, gewgaw, bauble, trinket, bagatelle, Rickshaw, knickknack, whim-wham, trifle, trifles light as air, yankee notions, trumpery, trash, rubbish, stuff, fatras, frippery, leather or prunello, chaff, drug, froth bubble smoke, cobweb, weed, refuse, scum, joke, jest, snap of the fingers, fudge, fiddlestick, fiddlestick end, pack of nonsense, mere farce, straw, pin, fig, button, rush, bulrush, feather, halfpenny, farthing, brass farthing, doit, peppercorn, jot, rap, pinch of snuff, old son, cent, mill, picayune, pistareen, red cent, minutiae, details, minor details, small fry, dust in the balance, feather in the scale, drop in the ocean, flea-bite, molehill, nine days' wonder, ridiculus mus, flash in the pan, much ado about nothing, unimportant, of little account, of small account, of no account, of little importance, of no importance, immaterial, unessential, nonessential, indifferent, subordinate, mediocre, passable, fair, respectable, tolerable, commonplace, uneventful, mere, common, ordinary, inconsiderable, so-so, insignificant, inappreciable, trifling, trivial, slight, slender, light, flimsy, frothy, idle, puerile, airy, shallow, weak, powerless, frivolous, petty, niggling, piddling, peddling, fribble, inane, ridiculous, farcical, finical, finikin, fiddle-faddle, fingle-fangle, namby-pamby, wishy-washy, milk and water, poor, paltry, pitiful, contemptible, sorry, mean, meager, shabby, miserable, wretched, vile, scrubby, scrannel, weedy, niggardly, scurvy, putid, beggarly, worthless, twopennyhalfpenny, cheap, trashy, catchpenny, gimcrack, trumpery, one- horse, not worth the pains, not worth while, not worth mentioning, not worth speaking of, not worth a thought, not worth a curse, not worth a straw, beneath notice, unworthy of notice, beneath regard, unworthy of regard, beneath consideration, unworthy of consideration, de lana caprina, vain, slightly, rather, somewhat, pretty well, tolerably, for aught one cares, Int, no matter!, pish!, tush!, tut!, pshaw!, pugh!, pooh, pooh-pooh!, fudge!, bosh!, humbug!, fiddlestick, fiddlestick end!, fiddlededee!, never mind!, n'importe!, what signifies it, what boots it, what of it, what of that, what matter, what's the odds, a fig for', stuff!, nonsense!, stuff and nonsense, magno conatu magnas nugas, le jeu ne vaut pas la chandelle, it matters not, it does not signify, it is of no consequence, it is of no importance, elephantus non capit murem, tempete dans un verre d'eau.

Smallness

N smallness, littleness, tenuity, paucity, fewness, meanness, insignificance (unimportance), mediocrity, moderation, small quantity, modicum, trace, hint, minimum, vanishing point, material point, atom, particle, molecule, corpuscle, point, speck, dot, mote, jot, iota, ace, minutiae, details, look, thought, idea, soupcon, dab, dight, whit, tittle, shade, shadow, spark, scintilla, gleam, touch, cast, grain, scruple, granule, globule, minim, sup, sip, sop, spice, drop, droplet, sprinkling, dash, morceau, screed, smack, tinge, tincture, inch, patch, scantling, tatter, cantlet, flitter, gobbet, mite, bit, morsel, crumb, seed, fritter, shive, snip, snippet, snick, snack, snatch, slip, scrag, chip, chipping, shiver, sliver, driblet, clipping, paring, shaving, hair, nutshell, thimbleful, spoonful, handful, capful, mouthful, fragment, fraction, drop in the ocean, animalcule, trifle, mere nothing, next to nothing, hardly anything, just enough to swear by, the shadow of a shade, finiteness, finite quantity, small, little, diminutive, minute, fine, inconsiderable, paltry, faint, slender, light, slight, scanty, scant, limited, meager, sparing, few, low, so-so, middling, tolerable, no great shakes, below par, under par, below the mark, at a low ebb, halfway, moderate, modest, tender, subtle, inappreciable, evanescent, infinitesimal, homeopathic, very small, atomic, corpuscular, microscopic, molecular, subatomic, mere, simple, sheer, stark, bare, near run, dull, petty, shallow, stolid, ungifted, unintelligent, to a small extent, on a small scale, a little bit, a wee bit, slightly, imperceptibly, miserably, wretchedly, insufficiently, imperfectly, faintly, passably, pretty well, well enough, partially, in part, in a certain degree, to a certain degree, to a certain extent, comparatively, some, rather in some degree, in some measure, something, somewhat, simply, only, purely, merely, at least, at the least, at most, at the most, ever so little, as little as may be, tant soit peu, in ever so small a degree, thus far, pro tanto, within bounds, in a manner, after a fashion, so to speak, almost, nearly, well-nigh, short of, not quite, all but, near upon, close upon, peu s'en faut, near the mark, within an ace of, within an inch of, on the brink of, scarcely, hardly, barely, only just, no more than, about, thereabouts, somewhere about, nearly, say, be the same, be little more or less, no ways, no way, no wise, not at all, not in the least, not a bit, not a bit of it, not a whit, not a jot, not a shadow, in no wise, in no respect, by no means, by no manner of means, on no account, at no hand, dare pondus idonea fumo, magno conatu magnas nugas, small sands the mountain, moments make the year.


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