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    Wink lesser

    Hello All,

    After checking the dictionaries, I am still a bit confused the differences between lesser and less. With the latter being the comparative form already, why is 'lesser' necessary.

    Also, I don't quite understand the following:

    Nowadays, the urinary symptoms are of a lesser order. What does "... of a lessser order" mean?

    Thanks a great deal

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    Re: lesser

    I'd guess it's to mean not as important.

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    Re: lesser

    See the Similar Threads below.

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    Re: lesser

    Thanks for the threads which explain the differences between less and lesser
    but what does 'of a lesser order' mean?

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    Re: lesser

    What's the context? It could mean less marked/important/serious.

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