Important and Slight


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Important adjective – Having great meaning or lasting effect.
Usage example: the discovery of penicillin was a very important event in the history of medicine

Slight is an antonym for important in small topic.
Nearby Words: importance, importantly, importation
Antonyms for Important


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Slight adjective – Lacking importance.
Usage example: a slight comedy that did nothing to further her career

Important is an antonym for slight in topics: small, insignificant, noticeable, thin.
Nearby Words: slightly, slighted, slighting, slightingly
Antonyms for Slight
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Things that words describes

point important point slight point
example important example slight example
bit important bit slight bit
difference important difference slight difference
Other nouns: elements, issues.

Both words in one sentence

  • Psychotic Smirk Of course, he smiles all the time, so his smirks are definitely important when they show up, usually complimented by a slight opening of his eyes, another important visual cue.
  • He always had a slight complex about this, although his other relatives always stressed that he was doing important work.
    Source: M.D. Envy
  • Comic Book / Mortadelo y Filemón Monumental Battle: When Mortadelo and Filemón travel through the world, important landmarks may appear, sometimes with slight changes (such as Liberty Statue using her torch to fry a sausage).
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