slighting

[slahy-ting]
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Origin of slighting

First recorded in 1605–15; slight + -ing2
Related formsslight·ing·ly, adverb
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slighting

adjective
  1. characteristic of a slight; disparaging; disdainfulin a slighting manner
Derived Formsslightingly, adverb
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