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  1. slight

    • IPA[slʌɪt]

    英式

    • adj.
      small in degree; inconsiderable;(especially of a creative work) not profound or substantial; rather trivial or superficial
    • v.
      insult (someone) by treating or speaking of them without proper respect or attention;raze or destroy (a fortification)
    • n.
      an insult caused by a failure to show someone proper respect or attention
    • verb: slight, 3rd person present: slights, gerund or present participle: slighting, past tense: slighted, past participle: slighted

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    動詞

    • 1. insult (someone) by treating or speaking of them without proper respect or attention he was desperate not to slight a guest
    • 2. archaic raze or destroy (a fortification) a Council determined whether the Fort should be kept or slighted

    名詞

    • 1. an insult caused by a failure to show someone proper respect or attention an unintended slight can create grudges he was seething at the slight to his authority