adjective, slight·er, slight·est.
verb (used with object)
SYNONYMS FOR slight
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Origin of slight
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Example sentences from the Web for slight
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
A desultory conversation on politics, in which neither took the slightest interest, was a safe neutral ground.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
The slightest yellowish-brown discoloration indicates the presence of lead.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
He was a good judge of men, that eagle-faced major; he knew that the slightest move with hostile intent would mean a smoking gun.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
You have, year after year, without the slightest hesitation or remorse, sucked its life-blood from it.
He himself had not the slightest intention of playing Lothario and of wrecking the peace of the Ducksmith household.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
British Dictionary definitions for slight
Derived forms of slightslightness, noun
Word Origin for slight
Idioms and Phrases with slight
see in the least (slightest).