Antonyms for multitude

Grammar : Noun
Spell : muhl-ti-tood, -tyood
Phonetic Transcription : ˈmʌl tɪˌtud, -ˌtyud

Definition of multitude

Origin :
  • early 14c., from Old French multitude (12c.) and directly from Latin multitudinem (nominative multitudo) "a great number, a crowd; the crowd, the common people," from multus "many, much" (see multi-) + suffix -tudo (see -tude). Related: Multitudes.
  • noun large group
Example sentences :
  • I am not answerable for offences which have their origin in the eyes of the multitude.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • I feel the breath of life taken away from me by the multitude.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • Encouraged by the shouts of the multitude, who were crying to Cleon, "Why don't you go and do it?"
  • Extract from : « Stories from Thucydides » by H. L. Havell
  • But now there was a sudden movement throughout the multitude.
  • Extract from : « An Old Woman's Tale » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • He uttereth his voice, and there is a noise of a multitude of waters in the heavens.
  • Extract from : « Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I » by Francis Augustus Cox
  • "In a multitude of counsellors there is wisdom," saith the proverb.
  • Extract from : « The Devil's Dictionary » by Ambrose Bierce
  • Also there was a flavor of farm-yard in my nostrils and the shouting of a multitude in my ears.
  • Extract from : « American Notes » by Rudyard Kipling
  • But, to return to the multitude,—you say that in all times they are left the same.
  • Extract from : « Alice, or The Mysteries, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • That black stick with white buttons is not the creation of the soul of a multitude.
  • Extract from : « Alarms and Discursions » by G. K. Chesterton
  • I stooped and kissed her hand and then fled into the multitude.
  • Extract from : « City of Endless Night » by Milo Hastings

Synonyms for multitude

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