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Definition of Slight

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Slight Slight, n. The act of slighting; the manifestation of a moderate degree of contempt, as by neglect or oversight; neglect; indignity. Syn: Neglect; disregard; inattention; contempt; disdain; scorn; disgrace; indignity; disparagement.
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Slight Slight, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Slighted; p. pr. & vb. n. Slighting.] To disregard, as of little value and unworthy of notice; to make light of; as, to slight the divine commands. --Milton. The wretch who slights the bounty of the skies. --Cowper. To slight off, to treat slightingly; to drive off; to remove. [R.] -- To slight over, to run over in haste; to perform superficially; to treat carelessly; as, to slight over a theme. ``They will but slight it over.' --Bacon. Syn: To neglect; disregard; disdain; scorn. Usage: Slight, Neglect. To slight is stronger than to neglect. We may neglect a duty or person from inconsiderateness, or from being over-occupied in other concerns. To slight is always a positive and intentional act, resulting from feelings of dislike or contempt. We ought to put a kind construction on what appears neglect on the part of a friend; but when he slights us, it is obvious that he is our friend no longer. Beware . . . lest the like befall . . . If they transgress and slight that sole command. --Milton. This my long-sufferance, and my day of grace, Those who neglect and scorn shall never taste. --Milton.
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Slight Slight, n. Sleight. --Spenser.
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Slight Slight, v. t. [Cf. D. slechten to level, to demolish.] 1. To overthrow; to demolish. [Obs.] --Clarendon. 2. To make even or level. [Obs.] --Hexham. 3. To throw heedlessly. [Obs.] The rogue slighted me into the river. --Shak.
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Slight Slight, adv. Slightly. [Obs. or Poetic] Think not so slight of glory. --Milton.

Meaning of Slight from wikipedia

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