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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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Trust us—once you reach that cozy, calm state, it is incredibly uncomfortable when you make a slight movement and the entire thing slides off.
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Though, once again by late-night hours, we may have the slightest of chances for a few patches of freezing drizzle.
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With “Smalltime,” Shorto traces his decision to learn the truth about his family’s past, discover its long-buried secrets, and explore unforgotten slights and how decisions made decades and decades ago continue to leave their mark.
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It crunches like a thin rice cake and has a slight savory quality to it.
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By late afternoon, there’s a slight chance of light snow developing in our far western areas.
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When you’re done, the dumpling will be closed, with 4 pleats and a slight curve.
HOMEMADE DUMPLINGS BRING ME CLOSER TO FAMILY THIS LUNAR NEW YEAR, EVEN FROM FAR AWAYMARIAN LIUFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Kelce has both, but he can also change tempo to set up cuts and gain a slight advantage on defenders.
TRAVIS KELCE IS THE BEST TIGHT END IN FOOTBALL. JUST ASK ANY NFL PLAYER.ADAM KILGOREFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Both times, he kept a daily log of how he was feeling, recording a slight fever and soreness in his arm on day two.
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Still, many of us with anxiety went into this stressful pandemic with a slight advantage.
CORONAVIRUS IS TESTING THOSE OF US WITH ANXIETY. WE NEED TO HAVE MENTAL HEALTH HELP AVAILABLE WHEN THE PANDEMIC ENDS.SARAH VANDER SCHAAFFJANUARY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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