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See definition of slight on Dictionary.com
  • adj.insignificant, small
  • adj.thin, small in build
  • nouninsult, disrespect
  • verboffend, insult

synonyms for slight

  • meager
  • minor
  • modest
  • negligible
  • slender
  • slim
  • superficial
  • trivial
  • fat
  • off
  • outside
  • petty
  • piddling
  • remote
  • scanty
  • trifling
  • feeble
  • inconsiderable
  • insubstantial
  • paltry
  • sparse
  • unessential
  • unimportant
  • weak
See also synonyms for: slighted / slighting
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antonyms for slight

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  • important
  • large
  • major
  • significant
  • likely
  • useful
  • big
  • chubby
  • great
  • tall
  • thick
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How to use slight in a sentence

There was a slight shuddering movement of his whole frame—Bob was dead.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
And he replied shortly, and with a slight charming affectation of pride: "I did without."
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Its continued presence in pulmonary tuberculosis is, however, a grave prognostic sign, even when the physical signs are slight.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
All that was necessary was a slight knowledge of a Cabinet Minister, and a smattering of schooling.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
His slight, thin, rather graceless figure seemed suddenly to expand, even to grow taller.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
A mild degree means that the body is not reacting well, or else that the infection is too slight to call forth much resistance.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
All inflammatory and suppurative diseases cause leukocytosis, except when slight or well walled off.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
In mild cases a slight decrease of hemoglobin is the only blood change noted.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The infectious diseases in which leukocytosis is absent (p. 160) often cause a slight decrease of leukocytes.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
A slight acquaintance with English History will make all the formulas here given easily understood.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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