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slighter, comparative; slightest, superlative;
  1. Small in degree; inconsiderable
    • - a slight increase
    • - a slight ankle injury
    • - the chance of success is very slight
  2. (esp. of a creative work) Not profound or substantial; somewhat trivial or superficial
    • - a slight plot
  3. (of a person or their build) Not sturdy and strongly built
    • - she was slight and delicate-looking
  1. Insult (someone) by treating or speaking of them without proper respect or attention
    • - he was careful not to slight a guest
  2. Raze or destroy (a fortification)

  1. An insult caused by a failure to show someone proper respect or attention
    • - an unintended slight can create grudges
    • - he was seething at the slight to his authority

  1. little(a): (quantifier used with mass nouns) small in quantity or degree; not much or almost none or (with `a') at least some; "little rain fell in May"; "gave it little thought"; "little time is left"; "we still have little money"; "a little hope remained"; "there's slight chance that it will ...
  2. pay no attention to, disrespect; "She cold-shouldered her ex-fiance"
  3. rebuff: a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)
  4. flimsy: lacking substance or significance; "slight evidence"; "a tenuous argument"; "a thin plot"; a fragile claim to fame"
  5. slender: 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 the street"
  6. (slighting) belittling: tending to diminish or disparage; "belittling comments"; "managed a deprecating smile at the compliment"; "deprecatory remarks about the book"; "a slighting remark"
  7. (slightly) to a small degree or extent; "his arguments were somewhat self-contradictory"; "the children argued because one slice of cake was slightly larger than the other"
  8. (slightly) slenderly: in a slim or slender manner; "a slenderly built woman"; "slightly built"
  9. (slightness) pettiness: the quality of being unimportant and petty or frivolous
  10. (slightness) delicacy: smallness of stature
  11. (slightness) slenderness: the property of an attractively thin person
  12. Slight is a surname, and may refer to: * Aaron Slight (born 1966), former professional motorcycle road racer * Jim Slight (1855-1930), Australian cricketer
  13. A slighting is the deliberate partial destruction of a fortification without opposition to render it unusable as a fort.
  14. The act of slighting; a deliberate act of neglect or discourtesy; Sleight; To treat as slight or not worthy of attention, to make light of; To treat with disdain or neglect; To act negligently or carelessly; To overthrow; to demolish; To make even or level; To throw heedlessly; Small, weak, or ...
  15. (Slighting) Destruction of (captured enemy) fortifications, to prevent their future use (by enemies). Widespread after the English Civil War. Hemyock Castle was slighted at this time, reputedly on the orders of King Charles II.
  16. (The slightly) salinetaste of this mineral water is pleasant.
  17. To damage or destroy a castle to render it unfit for use or occupation as a fortress.
  18. under California law describes the severity of a pain as causing some hindrance in performing an activity; of "minimal," "slight," "moderate," and "severe."
  19. Easily audible on a good system but not necessarily on a lesser one. See "audibility."
  20. (v) istеmеzgе, sansız etеrgе
  21. hearing loss (16-25 dB)
  22. Felt quite noticeably by people indoors, especially on the upper floors of buildings. Many do not recognize it as an earthquake. Standing motor cars may rock slightly. Vibration similar to the passing of a truck. Duration estimated.