Slighting



adjective
1.
derogatory and disparaging; belittling.
adjective, slighter, slightest.
1.
small in amount, degree, etc.:
a slight increase; a slight odor.
2.
of little importance, influence, etc.; trivial:
a slight cut.
3.
slender or slim; not heavily built.
4.
frail; flimsy; delicate:
a slight fabric.
5.
of little substance or strength.
verb (used with object)
6.
to treat as of little importance.
7.
to treat (someone) with indifference; ignore, especially pointedly or contemptuously; snub:
to be slighted by society.
8.
to do negligently; scamp:
to slight one’s studies.
noun
9.
an act or instance of slighting or being slighted:
The critics’ slights led her to change direction in her work.
10.
a pointed and contemptuous discourtesy; affront:
She considered not being invited an unforgivable slight.
adjective
1.
characteristic of a slight; disparaging; disdainful: in a slighting manner
adjective
1.
small in quantity or extent
2.
of small importance; trifling
3.
slim and delicate
4.
lacking in strength or substance
5.
(Southwest English, dialect) ill
verb (transitive)
6.
to show indifference or disregard for (someone); snub
7.
to treat as unimportant or trifling
8.
(US) to devote inadequate attention to (work, duties, etc)
noun
9.
an act or omission indicating supercilious neglect or indifference
see: in the least (slightest)

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