Found 3 items, similar to Slight.
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adj 1: having little substance or significance; “a flimsy excuse”
; “a tenuous argument”
; “a thin plot”
2: almost no or (with `a') at least some; very little; “there's
slight chance that it will work”
; “there's a slight chance
it will work”
3: being of delicate or slender build; “she was slender as a
willow shoot is slender”
- Frank Norris; “a slim girl with
straight blonde hair”
; “watched her slight figure cross
n : a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of
anger or disapproval) [syn: rebuff
v : pay no attention to, disrespect; “She cold-shouldered her
English → English
The act of slighting; the manifestation of a moderate degree
of contempt, as by neglect or oversight; neglect; indignity.
Syn: Neglect; disregard; inattention; contempt; disdain;
scorn; disgrace; indignity; disparagement.
Slightly. [Obs. or Poetic]
Think not so slight of glory. --Milton.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Slighted
; p. pr. & vb. n.
To disregard, as of little value and unworthy of notice; to
make light of; as, to slight the divine commands. --Milton.
The wretch who slights the bounty of the skies.
To slight off
, to treat slightingly; to drive off; to
remove. [R.] -- To slight over
, to run over in haste; to
perform superficially; to treat carelessly; as, to slight
over a theme. “They will but slight it over.”
Syn: To neglect; disregard; disdain; scorn.
. To slight is stronger than to
neglect. We may neglect a duty or person from
inconsiderateness, or from being over-occupied in
other concerns. To slight is always a positive and
intentional act, resulting from feelings of dislike or
contempt. We ought to put a kind construction on what
appears neglect on the part of a friend; but when he
slights us, it is obvious that he is our friend no
Beware . . . lest the like befall . . .
If they transgress and slight that sole command.
This my long-sufferance, and my day of grace,
Those who neglect and scorn shall never taste.
, v. t. [Cf. D. slechten to level, to demolish.]
1. To overthrow; to demolish. [Obs.] --Clarendon.
2. To make even or level. [Obs.] --Hexham.
3. To throw heedlessly. [Obs.]
The rogue slighted me into the river. --Shak.
, a. [Compar. Slighter
; superl. Slightest
[OE. sli?t, sleght, probably from OD. slicht, slecht, simple,
plain, D. slecht; akin to OFries. sliucht, G. schlecht,
schlicht, OHG. sleht smooth, simple, Icel. sl?ttr smooth, Sw.
sl["a]t, Goth. sla['i]hts; or uncertain origin.]
1. Not decidedly marked; not forcible; inconsiderable;
unimportant; insignificant; not severe; weak; gentle; --
applied in a great variety of circumstances; as, a slight
(i. e., feeble) effort; a slight (i. e., perishable)
structure; a slight (i. e., not deep) impression; a slight
(i. e., not convincing) argument; a slight (i. e., not
thorough) examination; slight (i. e., not severe) pain,
and the like. “At one slight bound.”
Slight is the subject, but not so the praise.
Some firmly embrace doctrines upon slight grounds.
2. Not stout or heavy; slender.
His own figure, which was formerly so slight. --Sir
3. Foolish; silly; weak in intellect. --Hudibras.