Definition of Slighting

1. Adjective. Tending to diminish or disparage. "A slighting remark"




Definition of Slighting

1. a. Characterized by neglect or disregard.

Definition of Slighting

1. Verb. (present participle of slight) ¹

2. Adjective. In the manner of a slight; belittling, deprecative ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Slighting

1. slight [v] - See also: slight

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slighting

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

Literary usage of Slighting

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1. The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury by Thomas Hobbes (1841)
"These were no raw divines, such as he saith NO. iv. preached to their equally ignorant auditors. I ^.^^ could add to these the slighting of School-di- ..."

2. The Works of George Fox by George Fox (1831)
"... of the day of recompense thai was coming upon them: but they rejecting counsel, and slighting those visitations of love to them, I was moved now, ..."

3. American Poets and Their Theology by Augustus Hopkins Strong (1916)
"To a Christian heart, Emerson's slighting and half-contemptuous allusions to Jesus are deeply painful. He seems to take pleasure in tearing the crown from ..."

4. American Poets and Their Theology by Augustus Hopkins Strong (1916)
"To a Christian heart, Emerson's slighting and half-contemptuous allusions to Jesus are deeply painful. He seems to take pleasure in tearing the crown from ..."

5. A General History of the Baptist Denomination in America, and Other Parts of by David Benedict (1813)
"... their rejecting all priestly garments, and refusing to kneel at the sacrament ; their slighting all authorities but that of the scriptures, ..."

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