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