Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun slight

1 sense of slight

Sense 1
rebuff, slight -- (a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval))
       => discourtesy, offense, offence, offensive activity -- (a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb slight

1 sense of slight

Sense 1
slight, cold-shoulder -- (pay no attention to, disrespect; "She cold-shouldered her ex-fiance")
       => dismiss, disregard, brush aside, brush off, discount, push aside, ignore -- (bar from attention or consideration; "She dismissed his advances")

Antonyms of adj slight

3 senses of slight

Sense 1
little (prenominal) (vs. much), slight -- ((quantifier used with mass nouns) small in quantity or degree; not much or almost none or (with `a') at least some; "little rain fell in May"; "gave it little thought"; "little time is left"; "we still have little money"; "a little hope remained"; "there's slight chance that it will work"; "there's a slight chance it will work")


Sense 2
flimsy, fragile, slight, tenuous, thin -- (lacking substance or significance; "slight evidence"; "a tenuous argument"; "a thin plot"; a fragile claim to fame")

INDIRECT (VIA insignificant) -> significant, important -- (important in effect or meaning; "a significant change in tax laws"; "a significant change in the Constitution"; "a significant contribution"; "significant details"; "statistically significant")

Sense 3
slender, slight, slim, svelte -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA thin) -> fat -- (having an (over)abundance of flesh; "he hadn't remembered how fat she was")

Similarity of adj slight

3 senses of slight

Sense 1
little (prenominal) (vs. much), slight -- ((quantifier used with mass nouns) small in quantity or degree; not much or almost none or (with `a') at least some; "little rain fell in May"; "gave it little thought"; "little time is left"; "we still have little money"; "a little hope remained"; "there's slight chance that it will work"; "there's a slight chance it will work")
       => small (prenominal) -- (slight or limited; especially in degree or intensity or scope; "a series of death struggles with small time in between")
          Also See-> less#1

Sense 2
flimsy, fragile, slight, tenuous, thin -- (lacking substance or significance; "slight evidence"; "a tenuous argument"; "a thin plot"; a fragile claim to fame")
       => insignificant (vs. significant), unimportant -- (devoid of importance, meaning, or force)

Sense 3
slender, slight, slim, svelte -- (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")
       => thin (vs. fat), lean -- (lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare)

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