Definición de scintilla en inglés:

scintilla

Saltos de línea: scin|tilla
Pronunciación: /sɪnˈtɪlə
 
/

sustantivo

[in singular]
  • A tiny trace or spark of a specified quality or feeling: a scintilla of doubt
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • My understanding from his interview was that he did show a scintilla of self-doubt, which is very helpful for the commission, because after all, they need to make recommendations.
    • Apart from squandering the resources of a prodigiously gifted cast, the film's greatest shortcoming must be its inability to generate the merest scintilla of dramatic tension around its central narrative thread.
    • If he and his handlers had a scintilla of good judgment, they would give up the fight and embrace her as a worthy member of the Western canon - which she is, despite what they say.
    Sinónimos
    particle, iota, jot, whit, atom, speck, bit, trace, ounce, shred, crumb, morsel, fragment, grain, drop, spot, mite, tittle, jot or tittle, modicum, hint, touch, suggestion, whisper, suspicion
    informal smidgen, smidge, tad
    Irish informal stim
    archaic scantling, scruple

Origen

late 17th century: from Latin.

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