- 1. rebuff, slight, discourtesy, offense, offence, offensive activity
- usage: a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)
- 1. slight, cold-shoulder, dismiss, disregard, brush aside, brush off, discount, push aside, ignore
- usage: pay no attention to, disrespect; "She cold-shouldered her ex-fiance"
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- 1. little(prenominal) (vs. much), slight, small(prenominal), less
- usage: (quantifier used with mass nouns) small in quantity or degree; not much or almost none or (with `a') at least some; "little rain fell in May"; "gave it little thought"; "little time is left"; "we still have little money"; "a little hope remained"; "there's slight chance that it will work"; "there's a slight chance it will work"
- 2. flimsy, fragile, slight, tenuous, thin, insignificant (vs. significant), unimportant
- usage: lacking substance or significance; "slight evidence"; "a tenuous argument"; "a thin plot"; a fragile claim to fame"
- 3. slender, slight, slim, svelte, thin (vs. fat), lean
- usage: being of delicate or slender build; "she was slender as a willow shoot is slender"- Frank Norris; "a slim girl with straight blonde hair"; "watched her slight figure cross the street"
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