more than a little

more than a little/not a little/formal phrase
a large amount, or to a large degree

They had sincere respect for her, and not a little affection.

The team was more than a little unlucky to lose by just one point.

Thesaurus: large quantities or amountssynonym large amounts or quantities of a specific kindhyponym
Main entry: little

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more than a little
: to a great degree :very, ↑extremely

He was more than a little surprised by her decision.

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