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Slight (IPA: /ˈsɫaɪt/)


Slight (n.)

Sleight.

Slight (v. t.)

To overthrow; to demolish.

Slight (v. t.)

To make even or level.

Slight (v. t.)

To throw heedlessly.

Slight (superl.)

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.

Slight (superl.)

Not stout or heavy; slender.

Slight (superl.)

Foolish; silly; weak in intellect.

Slight (v. t.)

To disregard, as of little value and unworthy of notice; to make light of; as, to slight the divine commands.

Slight (n.)

The act of slighting; the manifestation of a moderate degree of contempt, as by neglect or oversight; neglect; indignity.

Slight (adv.)

Slightly.

Slight

Family name

Slight Synonyms

Weak, Thin, Tenuous, Flimsy

Slight Synonyms

Little

Slight Synonyms

Svelte, Slim, Thin, Lean, Slender

Slight Synonyms

Rebuff

Slight Synonyms

Cold-shoulder

Slight Rhymes

Beit, Bight, Bite, Blight, Bright, Brite, Byte, Cite, Clyte, Dwight, Feit, Fight, Fite, Flight, Fright, Height, Heit, Hiett, Hight, Hite, Kight, Kite, Knight, Kyte, Light, Lite, Might, Mite, Night, Nite, Plight, Quite, Reit, Right, Rite, Scheidt, Sight, Site, Sleight, Slight, Smite, Spight, Spite, Sprite, Streit, Strite, Tight, Trite, Twite, White, Whyte, Wight, Wright, Write, Zeit

Alight, Allright, Alright, Aright, Clevite, Contrite, Delight, Despite, Dunite, Ebright, Enright, Enwright, Excite, Forthright, Ignite, Incite, Indict, Indite, Invite, Lafite, Macknight, Mccright, Mcknight, Mcright, Mcwhite, Mcwright, Nonwhite, Onsite, Outright, Polite, Recite, Rewrite, Tonight, Tonite, Upright, Uptight

De-excite, Disinvite, Overnight, Overnite, Overwrite, Reignite, Reinvite, Reunite, Riunite, Satterwhite, Semi-height

Overexcite

Slight (Last Name / Surname)

Slight is the #51,396 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 405 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Slight in Spanish is Leve

Tagalog Translation

Slight in Tagalog is Maliit

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Empirical laws [...] have only slight or even no value beyond the limits within which they have been observed to be true." - Vilfredo Pareto

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Hot from the hands promiscuously applied, Round the slight waist, or down the glowing side." - Dance

Example Sentence (Quote)

" How slight a chance may raise or sink a soul!" - Chance

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I always had, deep down, a slight aversion toward the purely cerebral in music." - Aversion

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I have called this principle, by which each slight variation, if useful, is preserved, by the term of Natural Selection." - Evolution


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