[lil-i-pyoo-shuh n] /ˌlɪl ɪˈpyu ʃən/

extremely small; tiny; diminutive.
petty; trivial:
Our worries are Lilliputian when compared with those of people whose nations are at war.
an inhabitant of .
a very small person.
a person who is narrow or petty in outlook.
a tiny person or being
tiny; very small
petty or trivial

“diminutive, tiny,” literally “pertaining to Lilliput,” the fabulous island whose inhabitants were six inches high, a name coined by Jonathan Swift in “Gulliver’s Travels” (1726). Swift left no explanation of the origin of the word.

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