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  • as infirst
  • as inlowest
  • as inminimum
  • as inminimum

synonyms for slightest

  • early
  • aboriginal
  • antecedent
  • anterior
  • basic
  • beginning
  • cardinal
  • front
  • fundamental
  • head
  • inaugural
  • initial
  • key
  • leading
  • opening
  • original
  • pioneer
  • premier
  • primary
  • prime
  • primitive
  • elementary
  • first off
  • headmost
  • in the beginning
  • inceptive
  • incipient
  • introductory
  • lead off
  • number one
  • numero uno
  • primeval
  • primogenial
  • primordial
  • pristine
  • right up front
  • rudimentary

antonyms for slightest

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  • last
  • ending
  • extra
  • final
  • following
  • second
    • largest
    • maximum
    • most
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    How to use slightest in a sentence

    A desultory conversation on politics, in which neither took the slightest interest, was a safe neutral ground.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    The slightest yellowish-brown discoloration indicates the presence of lead.
    A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
    He was a good judge of men, that eagle-faced major; he knew that the slightest move with hostile intent would mean a smoking gun.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    You have, year after year, without the slightest hesitation or remorse, sucked its life-blood from it.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    He himself had not the slightest intention of playing Lothario and of wrecking the peace of the Ducksmith household.
    THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
    No one, apparently, took the slightest notice of his absurdly wild behaviour.
    THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
    What were invasions and armies—what were kings and kingdoms—to the slightest wish of the being who had written this billet?
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    An instrument can be frequently cured of a bad description of tone by the slightest move of the post.
    VIOLINS AND VIOLIN MAKERSJOSEPH PEARCE
    We gather from the expression, "without the slightest hitch," that not one of the onlookers made any effort to save the lady.
    PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 158, APRIL 28, 1920VARIOUS
    It was almost farcical in its needlessness, and poor Dorothy's part in it of the slightest import.
    DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO SLIGHTEST

    • base
    • bottom
    • ground
    • last
    • least
    • littlest
    • minimum
    • nethermost
    • slightest
    • smallest
    • undermost
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