suomi-englanti sanakirja

slight englannista suomeksi

  1. väheksyä, halveksua, loukata

  2. heikko

  3. kaitaluinen, hento

  4. loukkaus, halveksunta

  5. vähäinen

  1. vähäinen small in amount; heikko weak; pieni small; pintapuolinen not thorough; lievä not serious; välitön very near; hienoinen, vieno

  2. hoikka

  3. sileä smooth; tasainen level

  4. heikkomielinen

  5. huono, heikkolaatuinen, kehno

  6. Verbi

  7. Substantiivi

slight englanniksi

  1. Small

  2. gentle or weak, not aggressive or powerful

  3. (quote-book)|title=(w)

  4. (ux)

  5. not thorough; superficial

  6. trifling; unimportant; insignificant

  7. 1741, (w), ''Some Thoughts Concerning Education & of the Conduct of the Understanding''

  8. Some firmly embrace doctrines upon slight grounds.
  9. (RQ:Pope Rape of the Lock)

  10. not far away in space or time

  11. (syn)

  12. of slender build

  13. 1822, (w), ''Peveril of the Peak''

  14. his own figure, which was formerly so slight
  15. Even, smooth or level

  16. still; with little or no movement on the surface

  17. Foolish; silly; not intellectual.

  18. (quote-book)|title=Hudibras|year=1859|section=1/Canto 1|Canto 1, lines 781-784|passage=But no beast ever was so slight,For man, as for his god, to fight;They have more wit, alas! and knowThemselves and us better than so.

  19. Bad, of poor quality.

  20. 1889 (first published), (w), ''Writings''

  21. we frequently have slight Goods and sometimes old and unsaleable Articles
  22. Slighting; treating with disdain.

  23. (quote-book)|passage=This slight way of treating both his book and his ancestors nettled little Puddock – who never himself took a liberty, and expected similar treatment – but he knew Sturk, the nature of the beast, and he only bowed grandly (..)

  24. To treat as unimportant or not worthy of attention; to light of.

  25. 1782, (w), ''Truth''

  26. the wretch who slights the bounty of the skies
  27. To give lesser weight or importance to.

  28. 1915, Josephine Turck Baker, ''Correct English'' (volumes 16-17, page 182)

  29. ''Incontiguously'' (accent on ''tig''; the rest of the syllables slighted) means in an incontiguous manner.


  30. To treat with disdain or neglect, usually out of prejudice, hatred, or jealousy; to ignore disrespectfully.

  31. 1833, (w), ''Mortal Immortal|The Mortal Immortal''

  32. Though true of heart, she was somewhat of a coquette in manner; and I was jealous as a Turk. She slighted me in a thousand ways, yet would never acknowledge herself to be in the wrong. She would drive me mad with anger, and then force me to beg her pardon.
  33. To act negligently or carelessly. (rfex)

  34. To render no longer defensible by full or partial demolition.

  35. (RQ:Clarendon History)

  36. To make even or level.

  37. (quote-book)

  38. To throw heedlessly.

  39. (RQ:Shakespeare Merry Wives)

  40. The act of ignoring or snubbing; a deliberate act of neglect or discourtesy.

  41. 1793, (w), ''(w)''

  42. Never use a slighting expression to her, even in jest; for slights in jest, after frequent bandyings, are apt to end in angry earnest.
  43. (quote-song)

  44. Sleight.

  45. (RQ:Spenser Faerie Queene)

  46. Level, even, smooth; having no bumps or lumps.

  47. Of little importance or relevance.

  48. Slim, narrow, skinny; of little breadth.

  49. Badly made, poorly-built, or low-quality.

  50. (alt form)