English version

slight

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishslightslight1 /slaɪt/ ●●● S2 W3 adjective (comparative slighter, superlative slightest)  1 [usually before noun]SMALL small in degree opp big a slight improvement a slight increase a slight change of plan a slight pause a slight problemsee thesaurus at small2 not the slightest chance/doubt/difference etc3 THIN PERSONsomeone who is slight is thin and delicate opp stockysee thesaurus at thin4 not in the slightest
Examples from the Corpus
slightDo not spend your life taking over-the-counter medication for the slightest ache or pain.He was slight and frail, even as a young man.There has been a slight change of plan.a small, slight child with delicate-looking featuresIn those turbulent times that produce skips, however, a slight degradation will be close to unnoticeable.US foreign policy at the time hadn't made the slightest difference in the situation.Dove stood by, ready to bolt for the lifeboat at the slightest glance from Jenkins.a slight headacheTom? I haven't the slightest idea where he is.But there was only a slight, impatient nodding.The doctor says there has been a slight improvement in her condition.Officials reported a slight increase in inflation.The only slight justification for Batty going I can see, I realised last night.Yoshida is a slight, quiet man with a grey beard.He was a good friend - always available to help at the slightest sign of need.To dread the slightest sneeze or cough that might herald the onset of polio or tuberculosis.He felt a slight tickling as his old skin blistered.Throat and neck sensitive to the slightest touch.
slightslight2 verb [transitive]  OFFENDto offend someone by treating them rudely or without respect Derek felt slighted when no one phoned him back.slight noun [countable] She may take it as a slight on her ability as a mother. a slight to his authority→ See Verb table
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slightHe had left things to others too long, and his sovereignty was in danger of being slighted.Polly didn't know whether to feel relieved or slighted.I am used to being ignored and slighted, but mark this well!Through metaphor Thoreau renders the self and nature in total interrelationship without slighting either half of the duality.But does the academic agenda of the classroom get slighted in all this?It was never our intention to slight minority communities.We feel we are being slighted, or overlooked, or not given our due, etc.This disillusion causes one to feel neglected, slighted, rejected, etc.I have never slighted techniques in my teaching, writing, and consulting.felt slightedShe was a girl who took everything as it came her way and never felt slighted or rebuffed.
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Verb table
slight
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyslight
he, she, itslights
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyslighted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave slighted
he, she, ithas slighted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad slighted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill slight
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have slighted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam slighting
he, she, itis slighting
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you, we, theyare slighting
Past
I, he, she, itwas slighting
you, we, theywere slighting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been slighting
he, she, ithas been slighting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been slighting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be slighting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been slighting
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