Slighting Synonyms & Definitions

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• SlightingDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Slight
  2. (a.) Characterized by neglect or disregard.

• SlightDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) Sleight.
  2. (superl.) Not decidedly marked; not forcible; inconsiderable; unimportant; insignificant; not severe; weak; gentle; -- applied in a great variety of circumstances; as, a slight (i. e., feeble) effort; a slight (i. e., perishable) structure; a slight (i. e., not deep) impression; a slight (i. e., not convincing) argument; a slight (i. e., not thorough) examination; slight (i. e., not severe) pain, and the like.
  3. (superl.) Foolish; silly; weak in intellect.
  4. (n.) The act of slighting; the manifestation of a moderate degree of contempt, as by neglect or oversight; neglect; indignity.
  5. (v. t.) To make even or level.
  6. (v. t.) To overthrow; to demolish.
  7. (v. t.) To disregard, as of little value and unworthy of notice; to make light of; as, to slight the divine commands.
  8. (v. t.) To throw heedlessly.
  9. (superl.) Not stout or heavy; slender.
  10. (adv.) Slightly.

• SlightinglyDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (adv.) In a slighting manner.