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Synonyms of slight in English:


  • 1 the chance of success is slight
    small, modest, tiny, minute, inappreciable, negligible, insignificant, minimal, remote, slim, faint, razor-thin
    informal minuscule
    Law  de minimis
    formal exiguous
    [Antonyms] considerable
  • 2 the book is of slight consequence
    minor, inconsequential, trivial, unimportant, lightweight, superficial, shallow;
    Law  de minimis
    [Antonyms] substantial
  • 3 Elizabeth's slight figure
    slim, slender, petite, diminutive, small, delicate, dainty
    [Antonyms] burly
  • verb

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  • 1 he had been slighted
    insult, snub, rebuff, repulse, spurn, treat disrespectfully, give someone the cold shoulder, scorn
    informal give someone the brush-off, freeze out
    [Antonyms] respect
  • noun

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  • 1 an unintended slight
    insult, affront, snub, rebuff
    informal put-down, brush-off, dig
    [Antonyms] compliment
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