Definition of Slights

1. Noun. (plural of slight) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of slight) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Slights

1. slight [v] - See also: slight

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slights

slight
slight care
slight of hand
slighted
slighter
slighters
slightest
slighteth
slightful
slighting
slightingly
slightish
slightly
slightness
slightnesses
slights (current term)
slighty
slike
slily
slim
slim-waisted
slim chance
slim client
slim clients
slim down
slim pickings
slime
slime bacteria
slime eels
slime fever

Literary usage of Slights

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Writings of George Washington by George Washington (1890)
"Do not, my dear General Sullivan, torment yourself any longer with imaginary slights, and involve others in the perplexities you feel on that score. ..."

2. The Writings of George Washington by George Washington (1890)
"Do not, my dear General Sullivan, torment yourself any longer with imaginary slights, and involve others in the perplexities you feel on that score. ..."

3. Mendelssohn by Stephen Samuel Stratton (1910)
"... and joking—Independence of character in matters professional—Sensitiveness to slights, but without vindictiveness—Felix and criticism—Weak points— Manly ..."

4. Some Impressions of the United States by Edward Augustus Freeman (1883)
"One form of it is the tendency in some Americans, chiefly perhaps in some American newspapers—a tendency which to us seems so strange—to conjure up slights ..."

5. Some Impressions of the United States by Edward Augustus Freeman (1883)
"... chiefly perhaps in some American newspapers, a tendency which to us seems so strange, to conjure up slights where nothing like a slight has been meant. ..."

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