Definition of Slightnesses

1. slightness [n] - See also: slightness



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slightnesses

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

Literary usage of Slightnesses

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1. A Rhetorical Grammar: In which Improprieties in Reading and Speaking are by John Walker (1822)
"... between speaking and talking : the one will admit of many contractions and slightnesses in pronunciation, which would be wholly inexcusable in the other ..."

2. A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and by John Walker (1801)
"... or oratorical speaking; or, in other words, between speaking and talking: the one will admit of many contractions and slightnesses in pronunciation, ..."

3. A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and by John Walker (1823)
"... between speaking and talking: the one will admit of many contractions and slightnesses in pronunciation, which would be wholly inexcusable in the other. ..."

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