As women, Wilson and Raphael are the minority in the male-dominated comedy industry.
A minority reacted to the constant strain by shooting themselves in the foot or running away.
Historically, minority parties have hesitated to use that power.
It would be no longer the majority that would rule; the power would be transferred to the minority.
It was when Bill Clinton lit into Senate minority Leader Mitch McConnell, who is facing a tough reelection bid in Kentucky.
The chief business was to provide for the government during the minority.
And now, would the minority resist the decision of the majority?
He never hesitated to be in a minority and never dodged a fight.
But they knew they were in the minority, and held their peace.
It is bitterly partisan, but a minority report made by a Republican admits, with humorous resignation, that the charges are true.
1530s, "condition of being smaller," from Middle French minorité (15c.), or directly from Medieval Latin minoritatem (nominative minoritas), from Latin minor (see minor (adj.)). Meaning "state of being under legal age" is from 1540s; that of "smaller number or part" is from 1736. The meaning "group of people separated from the rest of a community by race, religion, language, etc." is from 1919, originally in an Eastern European context.