slight

Part of speech: adverb

Slightly.

Part of speech: noun

Slightness.

Part of speech: noun

Dexterity in manipulation; a jugglers trick.

Part of speech: verb

To neglect; do imperfectly.

Part of speech: adjective

Of small importance.

Part of speech: adjective

Slender; frail.

Part of speech: noun

A neglectful action; neglect; disregard.

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Usage examples "slight":

  1. He had a slight start. - "The Story of Louie", Oliver Onions.
  2. Slight revival of trade. - "Letters of David Ricardo to Thomas Robert Malthus, 1810-1823", David Ricardo.
  3. It was certainly but slight assistance, but in some wonderful way it proved itself enough. - "The Children's Pilgrimage", L. T. Meade.