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See definition of slighter on Dictionary.com
  • as inless
  • as inlesser

synonyms for slighter

  • fewer
  • lesser
  • limited
  • lower
  • minor
  • minus
  • negative
  • secondary
  • subordinate
  • beneath
  • declined
  • deficient
  • depressed
  • diminished
  • excepting
  • lacking
  • not as great
  • reduced
  • shortened
  • shorter
  • subtracting
  • unsubstantial
  • without
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antonyms for slighter

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  • greater
  • higher
  • important
  • major
  • superior
  • bigger
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How to use slighter in a sentence

When there wanted only a week to the fatal day, Michael's hope of meeting the note of hand was slighter than ever.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
These organisms are light and delicate, their density of body very slight, their weight slighter still.
URANIACAMILLE FLAMMARION
The other girl was fair, smaller and slighter, with a somewhat delicate face, and a quiet manner.
JOHNNY LUDLOW, FOURTH SERIESMRS. HENRY WOOD
Chester, who was of slighter build and not as tall as he would have liked to be, watched enviously.
RED PEPPER BURNSGRACE S. RICHMOND
At Lockmaben he took an equally causeless alarm from a still slighter circumstance.
THE FORTUNES OF NIGELSIR WALTER SCOTT
The slighter shocks are sometimes accompanied by a noise; at other times, they are merely perceptible by the motion of the earth.
TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
So far as his slight knowledge of French and slighter knowledge of Russian allowed, White did his best to comply.
EASTERN NIGHTS - AND FLIGHTSALAN BOTT
From below, the dull roar of the sea came up to them in a muffled undertone, like a melancholy background to the slighter sound.
THE NEW TENANTE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
He was some years older, but his frame was slighter and shorter than mine, and his garments did not fit me in any way.
THE MONCTONS: A NOVEL, VOLUME ISUSANNA MOODIE
However, he remembered that he had been slighter, and had a soft hand, and that he often brought flowers.
THE WORKS OF GUY DE MAUPASSANT, VOLUME VIII.GUY DE MAUPASSANT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SLIGHTER

  • beneath
  • declined
  • deficient
  • depressed
  • diminished
  • excepting
  • fewer
  • lacking
  • lesser
  • limited
  • lower
  • minor
  • minus
  • negative
  • not as great
  • reduced
  • secondary
  • shortened
  • shorter
  • slighter
  • subordinate
  • subtracting
  • unsubstantial
  • without
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.