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minispectacle (plural minispectacles)
- A minor, small-scale spectacle (impressive event).
2007 December 16, Virginia Heffernan, “Haunted Mouses”, in New York Times:
- But by bombarding users with distorted and deracinated images, the Internet instead just forces us to confront increasingly bizarre minispectacles, often right when were most vulnerable — alone, anxious, looking for answers.