Thesaurus / slighting
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I did wrong in slighting your injunction, and suffering Lilian to do so.

A Strange Story, CompleteEdward Bulwer-Lytton

Not a particle of Patty in this aristocratic young beauty, who called her "mother" in a slighting tone.

A Fair MysteryBertha M. Clay

(with a little, slighting laugh), "nobody very particular; only poor Miss Craven, my aunt's companion!"

Red as a Rose is SheRhoda Broughton

Ben Abir was no Moslem, but a Hebrew, and one who feared nothing so much as the remote likelihood of slighting his faith.

The Weird OrientHenry Iliowizi

She puts her chair aside and turns to the steps, adding, with slighting composure, as she passes Crampton.

You Never Can TellGeorge Bernard Shaw

Since that slighting allusion to his wife, he had no consideration left for Netta.

Though very lonely when left by himself, he never allowed this feeling to cause a slighting of duty.

The Story of ScotchEnos A. Mills

Paul was a little ashamed of the slighting remarks he had lately made about the hotel fare.

Another judge made a slighting remark which raised a laugh at Bell's expense.

It had been the place of Ned Rutherford to rebuke Charlton for his slighting remark.

The Sheriff's SonWilliam MacLeod Raine

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