- modicum: see model
- modicum (n.)
- "small quantity or portion," late 15c., Scottish, from Latin modicum "a little," noun use of neuter of modicus "moderate, having a proper measure; ordinary, scanty, small, few," from modus "measure, manner" (see mode (n.1)).
- 1. I'd like to think I've had a modicum of success.
- 2. They should win, given a modicum of luck.
- 3. Seeing as Mr Moreton is a doctor, I would assume he has a modicum of intelligence.
- 4. If he had a modicum of sense, he wouldn't do such a foolish thing.
- 要是他稍有一点理智, 他决不会做出如此愚蠢的事来.
- 5. Anyone with even a modicum of intelligence would have realized that!
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