Slightness

  • 1Slightness — Slight ness, n. The quality or state of being slight; slenderness; feebleness; superficiality; also, formerly, negligence; indifference; disregard. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2slightness — noun The property of being slight, smallness, petiteness Poor nutrition explained his slightness …

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  • 3slightness — slight ► ADJECTIVE 1) small in degree; inconsiderable. 2) not profound or substantial. 3) not sturdy and strongly built. ► VERB ▪ insult (someone) by treating them without proper respect or attention. ► NOUN ▪ an insult …

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  • 4slightness — noun see slight I …

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  • 5slightness — See slight. * * * …

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  • 6slightness — slight·ness || slaɪtnɪs n. quality of being slight; smallness; slenderness; frailty, delicacy; superficiality, pettiness …

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  • 7slightness — slight·ness …

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  • 8slightness — noun 1. smallness of stature • Syn: ↑delicacy • Derivationally related forms: ↑slight • Hypernyms: ↑smallness, ↑littleness 2. the quality of being unimportant and petty or frivolous …

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  • 10pettiness — noun 1. narrowness of mind or ideas or views • Derivationally related forms: ↑petty • Hypernyms: ↑narrow mindedness, ↑narrowness 2. the quality of being unimportant and petty or frivolous • Syn: ↑triviality, ↑ …

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  • 11puniness — noun 1. the quality of being unimportant and petty or frivolous • Syn: ↑pettiness, ↑triviality, ↑slightness • Derivationally related forms: ↑puny, ↑trivial (for: ↑triviality), ↑ …

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  • 12slenderness — noun 1. the quality of being slight or inadequate he knew the slenderness of my wallet the slenderness of the chances that anything would be done the slenderness of the evidence • Derivationally related forms: ↑slender • Hypernyms: ↑insufficiency …

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  • 13slimness — noun 1. a small margin the president was not humbled by his narrow margin of victory the landslide he had in the electoral college obscured the narrowness of a victory based on just 43% of the popular vote • Syn: ↑narrow margin, ↑narrowness •… …

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  • 14triviality — noun 1. the quality of being unimportant and petty or frivolous (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑pettiness, ↑slightness, ↑puniness • Derivationally related forms: ↑puny (for: ↑puniness), ↑ …

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  • 15Littleness — Lit tle*ness, n. The state or quality of being little; as, littleness of size, thought, duration, power, etc. [1913 Webster] Syn: Smallness; slightness; inconsiderableness; narrowness; insignificance; meanness; penuriousness. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 16weak — adjective Etymology: Middle English weike, from Old Norse veikr; akin to Old English wīcan to yield, Greek eikein to give way, Sanskrit vijate he speeds, flees Date: 14th century 1. lacking strength: as a. deficient in physical vigor ; feeble,… …

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  • 17slight — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, smooth, slight, probably from Old English sliht (in eorth slihtes level with the ground); akin to Old High German sleht smooth, slīhhan to glide more at slick Date: 14th century 1. a. having a slim or… …

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  • 19Manuel Maria Barbosa du Bocage — Born 15 September 1765(1765 09 15) Setúbal, Portugal Died 21 December 1805( …

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  • 20The Reverberator — Infobox Book | name = The Reverberator image caption = Cover of 1989 Oxford World s Classics edition of A London Life and The Reverberator author = Henry James country = United Kingdom, United States language = English genre = Novel publisher =… …

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