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1. slight

noun. ['ˈslaɪt'] a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval).

Synonyms

  • cut
  • rebuff
  • offense
  • silent treatment
  • discourtesy
  • snub
  • offensive activity
  • cold shoulder

Antonyms

  • malfunction
  • undiluted
  • uncastrated
  • attend

Etymology

  • sliht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Slight

  • overexcite
  • disinvite
  • semi-height
  • satterwhite
  • reinvite
  • reignite
  • nonwhite
  • forthright
  • de-excite
  • contrite
  • riunite
  • reunite
  • overwrite
  • overnite
  • overnight
  • mcwright
  • mcwhite
  • mcright
  • mcknight
  • mccright
  • macknight
  • enwright
  • despite
  • clevite
  • uptight
  • upright
  • tonite
  • tonight
  • strite
  • streit

How do you pronounce slight?

Pronounce slight as slaɪt.

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Sentences with slight


1. Adjective
Hold the file handle 10 degrees below the cutter and file at a very slight upward angle.

Quotes about slight


1. The hope of eternal life is not to be taken up upon slight grounds. It is a subject to be settled between God and your own soul; settled for eternity. A supposed hope, and nothing more, will prove your ruin.
- Ellen G. White

2. You were given life; it is your duty (and also your entitlement as a human being) to find something beautiful within life, no matter how slight.
- Elizabeth Gilbert

3. My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
- Albert Einstein

2. slight

verb. ['ˈslaɪt'] pay no attention to, disrespect.

Synonyms

  • discount
  • cold-shoulder
  • brush off
  • dismiss
  • brush aside
  • disregard
  • ignore

Antonyms

  • erase
  • unabridged
  • unmown
  • untrimmed

Etymology

  • sliht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. slight

adjective. ['ˈslaɪt'] being of delicate or slender build.

Synonyms

  • slim
  • slender
  • lean
  • thin

Antonyms

  • defense
  • defence
  • thicken
  • inflate

Etymology

  • sliht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. slight

adjective. ['ˈslaɪt'] (quantifier used with mass nouns) small in quantity or degree; not much or almost none or (with `a') at least some.

Synonyms

  • little
  • less

Antonyms

  • more
  • deflate
  • increase

Etymology

  • sliht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. slight

adjective. ['ˈslaɪt'] lacking substance or significance; a fragile claim to fame".

Synonyms

  • flimsy
  • unimportant
  • fragile
  • thin
  • tenuous

Antonyms

  • lengthen
  • expand
  • uncut
  • switch on

Etymology

  • sliht (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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