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minuteness
used in The Scarlet Letter

2 uses
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Definition
very small

or:

detailed (including even small considerations); or careful (done with care)
  • The Reverend Mr. Dimmesdale noted all these minute particulars, even while firmly convinced that the doom of his existence was stealing onward, in the footsteps which he now heard; and that the gleam of the lantern would fall upon him in a few moments more, and reveal his long-hidden secret.
    Chapter 12 -- The Minister's Vigil (25% in)
minute = detailed
  • Moonlight, in a familiar room, falling so white upon the carpet, and showing all its figures so distinctly—making every object so minutely visible, yet so unlike a morning or noontide visibility—is a medium the most suitable for a romance-writer to get acquainted with his illusive guests.
    Introductory (77% in)
minutely = in detail
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