- adj. 轻微的；纤弱的；微小的
- vt. 轻视；忽略
- n. 轻蔑；怠慢
- 微小的,轻微的,微不足道的 small in degree; not considerable, noticeable, or serious
- 不结实的,纤弱的; 脆弱的 not strong-looking; thin and delicate
- vt. 轻蔑,忽视,怠慢 treat (a person or group) rudely, without respect, or as if unimportant
a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)
(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"
lacking substance or significance;
"a tenuous argument"
"a thin plot"
being of delicate or slender build;
"she was slender as a willow shoot is slender"
"a slim girl with straight blonde hair"
"watched her slight figure cross the street"
pay no attention to, disrespect;
"She cold-shouldered her ex-fiance"
- He has a slight wheeze in his chest.
- Our army suffered a slight reverse.
- The salve will heal slight burns.
- Her slight frame was shaken by bouts of coughing.
- She noticed this slight hint of manifestation of the colour bar.
- The dial records very slight variations in pressure.
- I was not aware of the slight changes.
- We shouldn't slight anybody even if he's a nobody.
- He seems to slight the news writer.
- He slighted my efforts.
- I was hurt by the obvious slight.
- He suffers slights.
- The wind seemed to lift her slight body.
- I have a slight cold.
- He had a slight German accent.
- There's only a slight chance of him living beyond tomorrow.
- There's a slight damage to your car, so you can easily get it repaired.
- In my opinion,this is a very slight book indeed.
- The difference is so slight that I can hardly see it.
- He is slight and dark.
- He is too slight to play football.
- He slighted no one.
- She felt slighted because her friends didn't telephone her.
- in the slightest
She has to put up with constant slights and humiliations.出自： J. Carey
He had demeaned me, imposed a slight on me.出自： B. Unsworth
Whereas Stevie remained slight in build, Molly..had grown thickset.出自： F. Spalding
The character-list virtually tells the story of this slight play.出自：Plays International
Parliament gave orders that Corfe [Castle] should be slighted.出自：Country Life
- slight, overlook
- 这两个词都可表示“无视”。slight多指有意地“无视”,即“蔑视”; overlook多指无意地“无视”,即“忽视”。
- ☆ 14世纪初期进入英语，直接源自古斯堪的那维亚语的slettr，意为光滑的。