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Adjective
Very small in amount, level or degree
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“Thomas is also exhibiting more obvious signs of agoraphobia, although of a slight degree.”
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Significantly unimportant and deserving of little to no attention
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“Taylor understands the idiom quite perfectly, and he manages to bring a grandeur and nobility to the admittedly slight work.”
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Improbable or unlikely in degree
“There is only a slight chance that we can change his mind.”
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Having a physically small size or stature
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“He was of a slight build, an enigmatic figure that loved to make jokes in his broad Scottish accent.”
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Weak or lacking in physical strength
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“He was still just a slight child, physically unable to compete against his older peers.”
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Rickety in structure or shoddily built
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“It is wonderful what long voyages they make in these slight boats.”
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Not detectable or too small in magnitude to be observed
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Having little, or too little, flesh or fat on the body
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Expressing subtlety of a particular quality as opposed to intense
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Easily excused or forgiven
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Not thorough or detailed
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Needing very little effort
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Carried out on a superficial or cursory level
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Not likely to happen, be done, or be true
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Very fine, thin or flimsy in structure or material
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Lacking in originality, variation, spirit or energy
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Difficult for the mind to grasp
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Flexible and able to bend easily
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Partial or divided into parts
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An insult, or that which is interpreted as one
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“He considered it a slight that Dr. Goering had approached him through another Hottentot chief whom he considered his inferior.”
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A snub or rejection, or that which is interpreted as one
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“It will be great proof to him that you have not, by any means, put a slight on his advances toward you.”
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The action or crime of making a false spoken statement damaging to a person's reputation
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An act or judgment that is misguided or wrong
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Loss of reputation or respect as the result of a dishonorable action
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The expression of disapproval or disappointment
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The act of not paying the proper care or attention to something
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A joke, typically a critical or unkind one
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A fit of feeling annoyed, offended or resentful
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Slight transgression
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An unjust, dishonest, or immoral act
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To speak to or treat with disrespect or scorn
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“Literary critics would slight this book and its predecessor.”
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To snub or reject someone or something contemptuously
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“In his youth, he was much enamored of a peasant girl called Bridget Cruise, who, however, was unpoetic enough to slight his advances.”
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To disregard as unimportant or insignificant
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“I could never have thought you would have shown me so much disrespect as to slight my request.”
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To make hurtful and untrue comments about
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To regard or represent as being of little worth