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slight

Definitions by Oxford


[slʌɪt], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- small in degree; inconsiderable
(e.g: a slight increase)

- (of a person or their build) not sturdy; thin or slender
(e.g: she was slight and delicate-looking)


Phrases:
- not in the slightest
- the slightest —

Origin:
Middle English; the adjective from Old Norse sléttr ‘smooth’ (an early sense in English), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch slechts ‘merely’ and German schlicht ‘simple’, schlecht ‘bad’; the verb (originally in the sense ‘make smooth or level’), from Old Norse slétta. The sense ‘treat with disrespect’ dates from the late 16th century


[slʌɪt], (Verb)

Definitions:
- insult (someone) by treating or speaking of them without proper respect or attention
(e.g: he was desperate not to slight a guest)

- raze or destroy (a fortification)
(e.g: a Council determined whether the Fort should be kept or slighted)


Phrases:
- not in the slightest
- the slightest —

Origin:


[slʌɪt], (Noun)

Definitions:
- an insult caused by a failure to show someone proper respect or attention
(e.g: an unintended slight can create grudges)


Phrases:
- not in the slightest
- the slightest —

Origin:







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