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Synonyms for slight
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rebuff, slight(adj)

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

    Synonyms:
    snub, repulse, rebuff

    Antonyms:
    important, fat, significant

  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"

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

    Antonyms:
    fat, important, significant

  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"

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

    Antonyms:
    significant, fat, important

  5. slight, cold-shoulder(verb)

    pay no attention to, disrespect

    "She cold-shouldered her ex-fiance"

    Synonyms:
    cold-shoulder

    Antonyms:
    important, fat, significant

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.

    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

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. slight(v)

    Synonyms:
    disregard, disdain, acorn, overlook, disparage

    Antonyms:
    regard, respect, notice, observe

  2. slight(n)

    Synonyms:
    neglect, contempt, scorn, disregard

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. slight(a.)

    Synonyms:
    small, little, trifling, inconsiderable, trivial, petty, paltry, insignificant, unimportant, of little account

  2. slight(a.)

    Synonyms:
    weak, frail, feeble, fragile, flimsy, slender

  3. slight(a.)

    Synonyms:
    cursory, hasty, hurried, desultory, superficial, scanty

  4. slight(n.)

    Synonyms:
    neglect, disregard, inattention, disrespect, contempt, scorn, disdain, indignity

  5. slight(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    neglect, disregard, disdain, contempt, despise, scout, scorn, give a cold shoulder to, turn a cold shoulder on

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. slight(a)

    Synonyms:
    inconsiderable, trivial, insignificant, trifling, petty, paltry, desultory, cursory, superficial, indifferent

  2. slight(n)

    Synonyms:
    neglect, inattention, disregard, snub

  3. slight(v)

    Synonyms:
    overlook, neglect, disregard, ignore

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How to use slight in a sentence?

  1. Ehsan Sehgal:

    You Cannot Beat But You Can Bomb If the religious scholars force any authority or moral rules, we reject as non-matching with the modern system of our lives. When the question of the beating to man or woman or children is, we see that as it is unjust and ridiculous. Mostly such things do not happen even as the rules. If we focus on our modern system and justice, a few idiots decide to bomb and drone on innocent men, women, and children, we keep and close our eyes and ears, but we object to a slight beat, what the ignorant and the senseless matter is that. Religious scholars are the fool ones, and superpowers are the wise ones. You cannot even slightly beat on wrongs, but they can bomb on innocents.

  2. Euripides:

    For with slight efforts how should we obtain great results It is foolish even to desire it.

  3. John Eric Goff:

    If someone lets a bit of air out of it, it’s going to be a little less massive – it slows down a little bit faster with a little less air than it would do otherwise, the benefit that you would gain from being able to grip the ball in a slick situation outweighs the slight deceleration increase.

  4. Nicolas Bouzou:

    After the more free-market turn of his second year, we are now seeing a slight move to the left.

  5. Terence:

    While the mind is in doubt it is driven this way and that by a slight impulse.


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