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Definition of slight:

  1. Foolish; silly; weak in intellect.
  2. 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. Not stout or heavy; slender.
  4. Sleight.
  5. Slightly.
  6. The act of slighting; the manifestation of a moderate degree of contempt, as by neglect or oversight; neglect; indignity.
  7. To disregard, as of little value and unworthy of notice; to make light of; as, to slight the divine commands.
  8. To make even or level.
  9. To overthrow; to demolish.
  10. To throw heedlessly.


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