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Antonyms for slight
slaɪt

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term slight.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rebuff, slight(adj)

    a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)

    Antonyms:
    important, fat, significant

    Synonyms:
    snub, repulse, rebuff

  2. little(a), slight(adj)

    (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 work"; "there's a slight chance it will work"

    Antonyms:
    significant, important, fat

  3. flimsy, fragile, slight, tenuous, thin(adj)

    lacking substance or significance

    "slight evidence"; "a tenuous argument"; "a thin plot"; a fragile claim to fame"

    Antonyms:
    fat, important, significant

    Synonyms:
    slender, delicate, sparse, slim, tenuous, fragile, lean, frail, thin, flimsy, little(a), svelte, unconvincing

  4. slender, slight, slim, svelte(verb)

    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"

    Antonyms:
    significant, fat, important

    Synonyms:
    flimsy, lissome, urbane, lithesome, sylphlike, lissom, tenuous, polished, thin, slender, svelte, slim, little(a), refined, supple, lithe, fragile

  5. slight, cold-shoulder(verb)

    pay no attention to, disrespect

    "She cold-shouldered her ex-fiance"

    Antonyms:
    important, fat, significant

    Synonyms:
    cold-shoulder

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. slight

    Fine (Latin finis, end) denotes that which has been brought to a full end, finished. From this root-sense many derived meanings branch out, causing words quite remote from each other to be alike synonyms of fine. That which is truly finished, brought to an ideal end, is excellent of its kind, and beautiful, if a thing that admits of beauty; as, a fine house, fine trees, a fine woman, a fine morning; if a thing that admits of the removal of impurities, it is not finished till these are removed, and hence fine signifies clarified, clear, pure, refined; as, fine gold. That which is finished is apt to be polished, smooth to the touch, minutely exact in outline; hence fine comes to be a synonym for all words like dainty, delicate, exquisite; as, fine manners, a fine touch, fine perceptions. As that which is delicate is apt to be small, by an easy extension of meaning fine becomes a synonym for slender, slight, minute, comminuted; as, a fine thread, fine sand; or for filmy, tenuous, thin; as, a fine lace, fine wire; and as a thin edge is keen, sharp, fine becomes also a synonym for these words; as, a fine point, a fine edge. Compare BEAUTIFUL; MINUTE.

    Antonyms:
    big, blunt, clumsy, coarse, great, heavy, huge, immense, large, rude, stout, thick

    Synonyms:
    beautiful, clarified, clear, comminuted, dainty, delicate, elegant, excellent, exquisite, fine, gauzy, handsome, keen, minute, nice, polished, pure, refined, sensitive, sharp, slender, small, smooth, splendid, subtile, subtle, tenuous, thin

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. slight(v)

    Antonyms:
    regard, respect, notice, observe

    Synonyms:
    disregard, disdain, acorn, overlook, disparage

  2. slight(n)

    Synonyms:
    neglect, contempt, scorn, disregard

How to use slight in a sentence?

  1. Monica Bertoia:

    Even preventing slight weight gain can help.

  2. Euripides:

    Slight not what's near, while aiming at what's far.

  3. Imre Speizer:

    The RBNZ surprised markets with a slight dovish shift.

  4. Jack Ablin:

    Looks like a slight hangover from the party that we had last week.

  5. Sudirman Said:

    There might be a slight delay (to the project) due to this assessment.

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How to say slight in sign language?

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