Results for slight

Definitions of slight:

part of speech: noun

Intentional neglect; disregard; oversight.

part of speech: adjective

Weak: slender: of little value: trifling: small: negligent: not decided.

part of speech: noun

Neglect: disregard.

part of speech: noun


part of speech: adjective

Superficial; not through; not deep, as an impression; faint; small; inconsiderable; trifling; not done with effort; not forcible.

part of speech: adjective

Feeble; as, the enemy offered only slight resistance; frail; slender; as, a slight figure; unimportant; as, a slight difference in color; not severe; as, a slight reproof.

part of speech: noun

A moderate degree of contempt, manifested by neglect or indifference; disregard; disdain.

part of speech: adverb


part of speech: verb

To disregard, as of no importance or unworthy of consideration; to neglect.

part of speech: verb transitive

To disregard, as of little value: to neglect.

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