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Correct spelling:
slight
Definition:
To treat with incivility; as, she slighted her guests; to neglect or perform carelessly; as, he habitually slights his work.

Synonyms:

adjective
all
fragile, flimsy, little, thin, tenuous, slight.
elfin
prankish, rascally, playful, impish.
excusable
Warrantable, remittable, condonable, within limits, Vindicable, not too bad, reprievable, vindicatory, exculpatory.
feeble
insufficient, sapless, lame, Strengthless, inefficient, wimpy, out of gas, helpless, impotent.
few
middling, not many, occasional, semioccasional, Unfrequent, not too many, some, few, widely spaced, few and far between, scarcely any, piddling.
inconsiderable
inconsiderable.
insignificant, small
trifling, sparse, paltry, outside, slender, petty, unessential, fat, trivial, scanty, unimportant, slim, piddling, weak, off, negligible, remote, superficial, feeble, minor, meager, insubstantial, inconsiderable, modest.
insubstantial
too little too late.
lank
thin as a rail, thin as rail, all skin and bones, Fleshless.
light
fragmentary, not much, not rich, shoestring, light-footed, sylphlike, weightless, hardly enough, lightest, Floatable, hardly any, frothy, tissuelike, unheavy, featherweight, Imponderous.
lightweight
of no account.
little
junior, least, shrimpy, Toyer, smallish, not large, under-sized, mini, not big, snubber.
pardonable
venial.
passing
impermanent, fugacious.
poor
niggardly, SUBPAR., poorer, subnormal.
shallow
shallow, emptyheaded, shoaler, shallower, shelfer.
short
shortest, runty, close to the ground, squatty, not long, short, pocket-sized, sawed-off.
small
diminutive, dwarfish, tiny, niggardly, delicate, scrawny, bantam, slim, sparing, ungenerous, teeny, negligible, scant, wee, miserly, smallish, meager, picayune, weeny, teeny-weeny, itty-bitty, pocket, shrimper, spare, short, microscopic, scanty, piddling, miniature, minimal, modest, little, minute, teensy, stingy, puny, beggarly, compact, toy, trifling, petite, deficient, paltry, baby, small, bitty, shrimp, nugatory, minor.
subtle
imperceptible, understated, implied.
thin, small in build
dainty, fragile, skinny, reedy, skeleton, flimsy, spare, shadow, twiggy, broomstick, light, frail, delicate, stick, attenuate.
unimportant
minute, of no consequence, low-ranking, zipper.
unimposing
unimpressive.
unnoticeable
unnoticeable.
vain
profitless, going nowhere, Shucker, in vicious circle, unnotable, on a treadmill, time-wasting, no-win, not a prayer, on treadmill.
venial
not serious.
weak
forceless, unaccented, weakest, unstressed.
noun
contempt
hatred, Despisement, mockery.
delicate
dainty, frail, weak, flimsy, slender.
error
flaw, goof, screw-up, boo-boos, mismanagement, booboo, boo-boo, XS, errors, howlers, screamer, slipup, booboos, faux pas, screamers, bad job, howler, misconception, Misbelief.
ignoring
disregard.
inconsiderable
inadequate.
insult, disrespect
cut, snub, cold shoulder, inattention, call-down, disregard, disdain, contempt, neglect, put-down, rejection, kick, indifference, brush-off, affront, slap in the face, discourtesy, rebuff.
neglect
laxity, neglect, in consideration, laxness, disregardance.
offense
zinger, muggings, dirty dig, zingers, ruffled feathers.
put-down
put-down, putdown.
slight
flimsy, lean, rebuff, slim, slender, thin, cold shoulder, little, tenuous, weak.
trifling
trivial, unimportant, petty, insignificant.
wrong
inhumanity, bad deeds, Torts, bad deed, tort, in equity, sinfulness.
verb
offend, insult
discount, pooh-pooh, give the brush, overlook, upstage, forget, give the cold shoulder to, scoff, slur, disparage, skip, omit, reject, fail, ignore, treat with contempt, cool, brush off, blink at, contemn, scorn, not give time of day, make light of, despise, shrug off, turn deaf ear to, show disrespect, sneeze at, chill, flout.
Examples of usage:
  1. He extended his hand to his friend and shook it warmly, as he was inclined to do for slight cause. – The Hunters of the Ozark by Edward S. Ellis
  2. Now, you are held here, as you know, for other reasons; kidnapping is a crime, and not a slight one, either. – The Diamond Pin by Carolyn Wells
  3. " I'm afraid not, Hoodie," said Magdalen with a slight smile. – Hoodie by Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth
  4. Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Lightener- and their daughter, Bonbright noticed the slight pause before the mention of the daughter, and looked quickly at his mother. – Youth Challenges by Clarence B Kelland
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