slight

All Adjective Noun
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  • The city is named after the slight ridge that ran through the city.
  • If he made the slightest move of his hands, he could see the eyes following them. Cited from The Wonder Island Boys: Adventures on Strange Islands, by Finlay
  • With a slight change, her name was attached to the new railroad city.
  • Many new products are released every season, often after only slight testing.
  • If you only save a first cousin, the effect is very slight.
  • The influence of Latin on British place names is thus generally only slight.
  • From that day she had never received the slightest intelligence of her husband or daughter. Cited from Ben Burton, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • No place where the foot of man, woman or child might fall was slighted. Cited from Cabbages and Kings, by O Henry
  • She said her sight was poor -- but she could always see when we slighted any. Cited from The Expedition of the Donner Party and its Tragic Fate, by Houghton
  • Fire broke out immediately, and the ship began to assume a slight list.
  • Instead they saw a twenty-seven-year-old, slight brown man without a mustache.
  • But there is not the slightest evidence that the action was ever so used.
  • Of course there was not the slightest doubt as to what he meant. Cited from Will Weatherhelm, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Nothing they did made sense -- and nothing we did seemed to have the slightest effect on them. Cited from Planet of the Damned, by Harry Harrison
  • You don't want to leave the slightest doubt in the mind of a single person. Cited from The Brand of Silence, by Harrington Strong
  • It is also often stated that the historical changes have been relatively slight compared with some other languages.
  • When he had done this, he took not the slightest further notice of it. Cited from My First Voyage to Southern Seas, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • The slightest opening can be enough for the plant to grow back.
  • Neither the captain nor his children showed the slightest interest in re-establishing contact.
  • The same theme is used on all four films with slight variations on each.
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Meaning of slight

  • verb Pay no attention to, disrespect
    She cold-shouldered her ex-fiance