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    slight - Dictionary definition and meaning for word slight

    Definition
    (noun) a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)
    Synonyms : rebuff
    Definition
    (verb) pay no attention to, disrespect
    Synonyms : cold-shoulder
    Example Sentence
    • She cold-shouldered her ex-fiance
    Definition
    (adj) (quantifier used with mass nouns) small in quantity or degree; not much or almost none or (with `a') at least some
    Synonyms : little
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adj) lacking substance or significance
    Synonyms : flimsy , fragile , tenuous , thin
    Example Sentence
    • slight evidence
    • a tenuous argument
    • a thin plot
    • a fragile claim to fame
    Definition
    (adj) being of delicate or slender build
    Synonyms : slender , slim , svelte
    Example Sentence
    • she was slender as a willow shoot is slender
    • a slim girl with straight blonde hair
    • watched her slight figure cross the street
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for slight

Give slight importance or attention.Ur putting someone in slight(minority) hence humiliating.

chori karte hue light khol di i felt slighted.

SLIGHT can be taken as Sex in LIGHT. So during the course, the girl may protest ,as she feels "DISRESPECT" and say to put off light- but BOY "doesnt paid attention" .

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sl(slap) + ight(tight) --> insult or offence

If u dont give a slight(small) respect to ur parents, then slight them i.e insult to their dignity.

sometimes with our friends ,we deliberately insult someone with disrespect and later we say "light ra"(take it easy)...s'light'

when you have a bad fight you try to say something that is an "insult to one's dignity" or snub the other rightaway !

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