adjective, slight·er, slight·est.
verb (used with object)
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Example sentences from the Web for slightest
Giving in, even the slightest amount to international gangsters, will only invite higher prices and worse consequences.The Sony Hack and America’s Craven Capitulation To Terror|David Keyes|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At any moment, the slightest loss in concentration could see a disastrous tumble.
Save for Warburton himself, not one of them ever offered us the slightest assistance, or, indeed, even spoke to us.The Stacks: H.L. Mencken on the 1904 Baltimore Fire|H.L. Mencken|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Over the next seven long minutes, the woman made not the slightest effort to assist him.
Celebrities are people who have the power to win people's attention even for the slightest moment.We Should Celebrate Social Media's Slaying of Robin Thicke|Tauriq Moosa|July 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But on this last visit there was not the slightest attempt at concealment.The Real Jesus of the Four Gospels|J. B. Atwater
There was not the slightest hesitation in the words she uttered.The Rebel of the School|Mrs. L. T. Meade
Besides, his arms did not bear the slightest trace of a wound.The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-Burglar|Maurice Leblanc
Their every action is watched, their slightest words noted and perhaps distorted.Due South or Cuba Past and Present|Maturin M. Ballou
To neither had the position of the painter been a matter of the slightest concern.Art in England|Dutton Cook
British Dictionary definitions for slightest
Derived forms of slightslightness, noun
Word Origin for slight
Idioms and Phrases with slightest
see in the least (slightest).