One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Smallness. Now only in "parvity of matter": triviality, especially of a sin or crime.
Early 17th century; earliest use found in Tobias Venner (1577–1660), physician and medical writer. From classical Latin parvitās smallness, insignificance from parvus little + -tās.
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