Sinônimos de slight
not very important or lacking in substanceIt's only made a slight difference.
No detail was too small to escape her attention.
She is known for a number of minor roles in films.
In 1949 it was still a small, insignificant city.
Managers are convinced that the strike will have a negligible effect.
He managed a weak smile and said, `Don't worry about me.'
You don't get rich, but you can earn a modest living from it.
I don't like to visit the doctor just for something trivial.
This is a feeble argument.
The guests had each paid £250, no trifling sum.
a meagre 3% pay rise
It was an unimportant job, and paid very little.
She had no interest in such paltry concerns.
The average bathroom measures a measly 3.5 metres.
Her limbs were insubstantial, almost transparent.
He was a man of great charm and not inconsiderable wit.
slim and delicatea man of slight build
slim, , ,
She is pretty, of slim build, with blue eyes.
She was thin and spare, with a shapely intelligent face.
Coffee was served to them in cups of fragile china.
to insult (someone) by behaving rudelyThey felt slighted by not being adequately consulted.
He snubbed her in public and made her feel an idiot.
I didn't mean to insult you.
I kept sending letters and cards but he just ignored me.
After the argument he rebuffed all their invitations.
affront, , , ,
One example that particularly affronted him was at the world championships.
people who scorned traditional methods
People scorn me as a single parent.
a political leader who disdained the compromises of politics
his tendency to disparage literature
treat with contempt,
show disrespect for,
give offence or umbrage to
an act of snubbing (someone)a child weeping over an imagined slight
Their behaviour was an insult to the people they represented.
He took it as a snub.
She has taken my enquiry as a personal affront.
I will treat that remark with the contempt it deserves.
a callous disregard for human life
his callous indifference to the plight of his son
She looked at him with disdain.
The results of the poll dealt a humiliating rebuff to Mr Jones.
We would never treat each other with disrespect.
slap in the face (informal),
Evidence had been destroyed as a result of a moment's inattention.
To refuse would have been a discourtesy.
(the) cold shoulder
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in the sense of affront
to hurt someone's pride or dignityOne example that particularly affronted him was at the world championships.
in the sense of affront
a deliberate insultShe has taken my enquiry as a personal affront.
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