littlest thing

littlest thing

The smallest, most trivial, or most inconsequential thing or aspect. She's so sensitive—the littlest things seem to get her in a huff. My boss is such a perfectionist that he will halt production to scrutinize the littlest thing he thinks could be improved.
See also: little, thing
References in classic literature ?
I can't say more - if I doen't feel as if the littlest things was her, a'most.
It wants constant attention in the littlest things. Some of us will be dying in a workhouse next.'
The important thing is being able to handle both pleasant and unpleasant experiences by doing even the littlest thing, and doing it more, better and greater, for God: 'Magis.'
Everything would be OK and then the littlest thing, like overcooking the potatoes, would make me erupt like a volcano.
"The trickiest thing with the design with her is the fact that she is the littlest thing you've ever seen," Gent said.
"The littlest thing can happen and that could change your life forever.
"The littlest thing would have me reaching for a drink - even a phone bill.
"The littlest thing, like the weather, leaves her crying in pain.
But usually it ends up being such a random connection, having the littlest thing in common with what everyone else is talking about.
"Some days are still very difficult for me and it could be the littlest thing you see in the paper or on TV that will bring back your bad memories.
What's exciting about Canadians is that they get excited about the littlest thing."
The littlest thing like a "thank you" can carry us to Everest-like heights in a moment.
Sure, a guy can lose his cool once in a while-but if he's quick to get angry over the littlest thing, it's a big deal.
Backed by a brass section in baseball caps, songs such as Alfie and Not Big teamed soft, melodic rapping with reggae-lite beats, while the gorgeous Littlest Thing was a bittersweet reflection on the end of a relationship.
They are there all the time, you only need something wrong here or there, the littlest thing can trigger it off.