Origin of infinitesimal
Examples from the Web for infinitesimal
But of course, the percentage of Americans who know that is infinitesimal.
"The difference between clicking and not clicking is often infinitesimal, and too much wasn't clicking," he recalls.New York’s Greatest Show Or How They Did Not Screw Up ‘Guys and Dolls’|Ross Wetzsteon|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The territory in dispute is grand in the imaginings of history and infinitesimal in geography.Barack Obama’s Cairo Speech, and His Israel Problem|Marty Peretz|February 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Quantum theory explains the small stuff, where matter and energy divide into infinitesimal particles.
But with so little time before actual voting begins, the margin for error is infinitesimal.
The time of my waiting must have been infinitesimal, yet I seemed to wait some little while.Phroso|Anthony Hope
Infinitesimal grubs, newly hatched from butterfly eggs and barely six inches long, furnished them with tidbits.Nightmare Planet|Murray Leinster
As though God could trouble about her infinitesimal affairs!A Pasteboard Crown|Clara Morris
What an infinitesimal proportion of us understand even our own country!
Now she saw that they were infinitesimal, and the knowledge soothed her.By the Light of the Soul|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
British Dictionary definitions for infinitesimal
Word Origin and History for infinitesimal
1710 (1650s as a noun), "infinitely small," from Modern Latin infinitesimus, from Latin infinitus "infinite" (see infinite) + -esimus, as in centesimus "hundredth." Related: Infinitesimally.