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Hi, everyone!

A) I was not a little disappointed. .......

Does it mean that I was very much disappointed?

Or, that I was not at all disappointed?

B) Following is from "the great gatsby" by Fitzgerald.

"I lived at West Egg, the--well, the less fashionable of the two, though this is a most superficial tag to express the bizarre and not a little sinister contrast between them."

Does it mean, very sinister or not sinister at all?
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B) quite disappointed, very disappointed

B) quite sinister

Also, before posting here, pls do your homework:

Do a search at Yahoo for:

"not a little" dictionary
(quotation marks are important to group up terms at this site)
and you will find dictionary pages referring that notion.
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Oh!

Thanks Guru!

And will try to do the homework first....