iota: a tiny or scarcely detectable amount (used usually with a negative)

iota is the 9th and the smallest letter of the Greek alphabet.

The expression “not one iota” comes from the Bible (Matthew 5:18):
“For truly, I say to you, until heaven and earth pass away, not an iota, not a dot, will pass from the Law until all is accomplished.”


scintilla, shred, smidge, smidgen, smidgeon, smidgin, tittle, whit

  • I say this without an iota of hyperbole.
  • There’s not an iota of doubt regarding the defendant’s guilt
  • I couldn’t even rouse an iota of strength to ask what was happening to me or where they were taking me.
    Salon Jan 13, 2014

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