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slighting

[slahy-ting] /ˈslaɪ tɪŋ/
adjective
1.
derogatory and disparaging; belittling.
Origin of slighting
1605-1615
First recorded in 1605-15; slight + -ing2
Related forms
slightingly, adverb
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slighting

/ˈslaɪtɪŋ/
adjective
1.
characteristic of a slight; disparaging; disdainful: in a slighting manner
Derived Forms
slightingly, adverb
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