Little and Slight


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Little adjective – Having relatively little height.
Usage example: there was a little hedge separating the two lawns

Slight is a synonym for little in short topic. In some cases you can use "Slight" instead the word "Little" as an adjective or a noun, when it comes to topics like amount, hardly any. popular alternative
Nearby Word: littleness
Synonyms for Little


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

Little is a synonym for slight in size topic. You can use "Little" instead an adjective "Slight", if it concerns topics such as small. popular alternative
Nearby Words: slightly, slighted, slighting, slightingly
Synonyms for Slight

Things that words describes

girl little girl slight girl
sense little sense slight sense
interest little interest slight interest
problem little problem slight problem
Other nouns: resemblance, chance, effect, bit, difference, damage.

Both words in one sentence

  • You Won't Feel a Thing Another common variant is "This may hurt a little", or alternately, "You might feel a slight tingling sensation".
  • Western Animation / My Little Pony 'n Friends Mythology Gag: TJ received a slight redesign that makes him resemble the first My Pretty Pony.note A short lived toy that predated My Little Pony.
  • Reentry Scare We have a little problem with our entry sequence, so we may experience some slight turbulence and then... explode.
    Source: Reentry Scare
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