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  Words related to slight

Related / Similar Words: rebuff, cold-shoulder, slender, slim, flimsy, tenuous, thin

 

Definition:
  • a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval);
  • pay no attention to, disrespect; "She cold-shouldered her ex-fiance";
  • being of delicate or slender build; "she was slender as a willow shoot is slender"- Frank Norris; "a slim girl with straight blonde hair"; "watched her slight figure cross the street";
  • almost no or (with `a'') at least some; very little; "there''s slight chance that it will work"; "there''s a slight chance it will work";
  • having little substance or significance; "a flimsy excuse"; "slight evidence"; "a tenuous argument"; "a thin plot";

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    Hyponyms: snub, cut, cold shoulder, silent treatment

     

    Derivational Morphology: cold-shoulder, rebuff, snub, repel, cut, cold shoulder

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 輕微   Dutch: onbeduidend  
    Finnish: vähäinen   French: insignifiant  
    German: geringfügig   Hungarian: csekély  
    Italian: insignificante   Japanese: 少し  
    Korean: 약간의   Portuguese: insignificante  
    Russian: незначительный   Spanish: insignificante  
    Swedish: obetydlig  
     
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