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  Definition of slight
  1. a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)
  2. pay no attention to, disrespect; "She cold-shouldered her ex-fiance"
  3. being of delicate or slender build; "she was slender as a willow shoot is slender"- Frank Norris; "a slim girl with straight blonde hair"; "watched her slight figure cross the street"
  4. almost no or (with `a'') at least some; very little; "there''s slight chance that it will work"; "there''s a slight chance it will work"
  5. having little substance or significance; "a flimsy excuse"; "slight evidence"; "a tenuous argument"; "a thin plot"
Similar Words: rebuff, cold-shoulder, slender, slim, flimsy, tenuous, thin

 

Hyponyms: snub, cut, cold shoulder, silent treatment

 

Derivational Morphology: cold-shoulder, rebuff, snub, repel, cut, cold shoulder

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 輕微   Dutch: onbeduidend  
Finnish: vähäinen   French: insignifiant  
German: geringfügig   Hungarian: csekély  
Italian: insignificante   Japanese: 少し  
Korean: 약간의   Portuguese: insignificante  
Russian: незначительный   Spanish: insignificante  
Swedish: obetydlig  
 
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