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Synonyms for slight

Synonyms for (noun) slight

Synonyms: rebuff, slight Definition: a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)

Similar words: discourtesy, offence, offense, offensive activity Definition: a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others

Synonyms for (verb) slight

Synonyms: slight, cold-shoulder Definition: pay no attention to, disrespect Usage: She cold-shouldered her ex-fiance

Similar words: brush aside, brush off, ignore, push aside, discount, dismiss, disregard Definition: bar from attention or consideration Usage: She dismissed his advances

Synonyms for (adjective) slight

Synonyms: slender, slight, slim, svelte Definition: being of delicate or slender build Usage: 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

Similar words: thin, lean Definition: lacking excess flesh Usage: you can't be too rich or too thin; Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look-Shakespeare

Synonyms: slight, little Definition: (quantifier used with mass nouns) small in quantity or degree; not much or almost none or (with `a') at least some Usage: little rain fell in May; gave it little thought; little time is left; we still have little money; a little hope remained; there's slight chance that it will work; there's a slight chance it will work

Similar words: small Definition: slight or limited; especially in degree or intensity or scope Usage: a series of death struggles with small time in between

Synonyms: tenuous, thin, fragile, flimsy, slight Definition: lacking substance or significance Usage: slight evidence; a tenuous argument; a thin plot; a fragile claim to fame

Similar words: insignificant, unimportant Definition: devoid of importance, meaning, or force