Definition of Slightest

1. Adjective. (superlative of slight lang=English POS=adjective) ¹



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Definition of Slightest

1. slight [adj] - See also: slight

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slightest

slidingly
slidings
slidometer
slidometers
slier
sliest
slieve
slieves
sligh
slight
slight care
slight of hand
slighted
slighter
slighters
slightest (current term)
slighteth
slightful
slighting
slightingly
slightish
slightly
slightness
slightnesses
slights
slighty
slike
slily
slim
slim-waisted

Literary usage of Slightest

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1. The Complete Works of Gustave Flaubert: Embracing Romances, Travels by Gustave Flaubert, Ferdinand Brunetière (1904)
"She intelligently prepared everything that was needed for the dressings, assisted him in taking his medicine or other liquids, attended to his slightest ..."

2. Hunger by Knut Hamsun (1920)
"I would not have offered the slightest resistance; on the contrary, I would have assisted them. Lord of Heaven and Earth! one day of my life for one happy ..."

3. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1914)
"This does very well if the solution is reduced in the cold, but with hot solutions the slightest cooling causes sodium bicarbonate solution from the valve ..."

4. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1843)
"(47; betrayed a spirit of discontent and disaffection, that waited only for the slightest occasion to break out on every side into a general rebellion. ..."

5. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1861)
"I do not wish to insist upon the correctness of this derivation of the word gat/, for I have not the slightest authority for it ; I merely maintain that it ..."

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