Modicum



[mod-i-kuh m, moh-di-] /ˈmɒd ɪ kəm, ˈmoʊ dɪ-/

noun
1.
a moderate or small amount:
He hasn’t even a modicum of common sense.
/ˈmɒdɪkəm/
noun
1.
a small amount or portion
n.

“small quantity or portion,” late 15c., Scottish, from Latin modicum “a little,” noun use of neuter of modicus “moderate, having a proper measure; ordinary, scanty, small, few,” from modus “measure, manner” (see mode (n.1)).

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