lesser

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

less +‎ -er

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Adjective[edit]

lesser

  1. comparative form of little: more little
  2. of two things, the smaller in size, value, importance etc.

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Noun[edit]

lesser (plural lessers)

  1. a thing that is of smaller size, value, importance etc.
    the lesser of two evils
    The greater sand hills increasingly do not migrate, but almost all lessers do.

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Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

lesser

  1. Alternative form of laissier

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-ss, *-sss, *-sst are modified to s, s, st. This verb has irregularities in its conjugation. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.