Translation of slight in Spanish:
adjective -er, -est
- 1 1.1 she has a slight temperature there has been a slight change of planha habido un pequeño cambio de planesshe walks with a slight limpcojea ligeramentethere was a slight tremor in her voicele temblaba levemente la vozwithout the slightest hesitationsin dudarlo un instantehe gets upset at the slightest thingse molesta por la menor tontería or por cualquier nimiedadI haven't the slightest ideano tengo (ni) la menor or (ni) la más remota ideado you mind? — not in the slightest¿te importa? — en absoluto or para nadahe's not in the slightest bit interestedno le interesa en lo más mínimo or en absoluto or para nada1.2 (minimal) hopes of finding her alive are slightlas esperanzas de encontrarla con vida son escasas or remotastheir chances are slighttienen muy pocas posibilidadesExample sentences1.3 (flimsy, inadequate)
(foundation/grounds)his second novel is a rather slight work
- In virtually every case, however, the degree of degradation was slight enough to be inconsequential.
- Five of six genes, regardless of X or autosomal location, are increased in expression to a slight degree in mutant females.
- Now that mightn't be just be in number of cases, it might just be in slight increases in margin return over time.
poco firmesu segunda novela es de poca monta or es una obra menorExample sentences
- The earliest concertos composed for square piano are slight works, diverting but lightweight.
- It's a slight work, but gives an insight into Puccini's early creativity.
- Abelard also wrote a slight work of practical advice for his son.
- 2 (slim) of slight buildde complexión delgada or menudaExample sentences
- She was small, and thin, with a slight build, and dark, shoulder-length hair; I couldn't tell if it was black or dark brown.
- He was short, perhaps even a little smaller than she, and, despite his enveloping cloak, she suspected that he was slight in build as well.
- Except for the fact that his hair was a solid black, the thin, slight boy of about fifteen or sixteen bore an uncanny resemblance to Kunihiko.
- 1.1 (offend, ignore)desairarhe felt slighted
hacerle un desaire or un desprecio ase sintió ofendido or desairado1.2 (belittle)
sintió que le habían hecho un desaire(work/contribution)
hablar con desdén deExample sentences
- Joey's management company, afraid that the film was slighting their dead client for Johnny, demanded that the film-makers find more interview footage of Joey before okaying the final cut.
- It seems Mr Wyatt thought the injured person slighted him in some way but this offence is totally out of character.
- They can be excessive in their devotions to Carlyle and Henry James and their denunciations can at times be annoying in slighting great writers such as Thackeray and Jane Austen.
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