adjective, slight·er, slight·est.
verb (used with object)
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Example sentences from the Web for slight
In any case, Pakistan as a nation has been unforgiving of any slights against Islam.Disco Mullah Blasphemy Row Highlights Pakistan’s Hypocrisy|Shaheen Pasha|December 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The discrimination and slights Abe experiences are “part and parcel of what we are experiencing in the world,” says Akhtar.Religion, Race, and a Broadway Hit: The Making of ‘Disgraced’|Tim Teeman|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The most important thing, he and these experts agreed, was finding an environment where slights never escalate to violence.
That is, real threats to the nation and its physical integrity, as opposed to perceived slights to our values.John McCain’s Middle East War Drumbeat: Iraq, Libya, and Now Syria|Lloyd Green|June 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The tiniest of slights from any vaguely left-of-center source is converted into fuel for the rage machine.
She was too sensitive to slights to risk the repulses he says she accepted.Mary Wollstonecraft|Elizabeth Robins Pennell
He didn't dare even to rebel against the slights of the man over him, because he needed that twelve dollars a week.The Escape of Mr. Trimm|Irvin S. Cobb
And the little dogs and the curs remembered now the many slights cast upon them.The Isle of Unrest|Henry Seton Merriman
Deep and painful were the wounds of her offended pride at the slights, the insults of these defeated plans.Sir Jasper Carew|Charles James Lever
When people get into this state they become ultra-sensitive, and see slights and insults where none were meant.Nervous Breakdowns and How to Avoid Them|Charles David Musgrove
British Dictionary definitions for slight
Derived forms of slightslightness, noun
Word Origin for slight
Idioms and Phrases with slight
see in the least (slightest).