Tesauro Inglês

Sinônimos de slight

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

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of affront
Definition
to hurt someone's pride or dignity
One example that particularly affronted him was at the world championships.
Sinônimos
vex,
put or get your back up,
in the sense of affront
Definition
a deliberate insult
She has taken my enquiry as a personal affront.
Sinônimos
in the sense of contempt
Definition
scorn
I will treat that remark with the contempt it deserves.
Sinônimos

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