Slight and Short


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Slight adjective – Lacking bodily strength.
Short is a synonym for slight. In some cases you can use "Short" instead an adjective "Slight".
Nearby Words: slightly, slighted, slighting, slightingly
Synonyms for Slight


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Short adjective – Having relatively little height.
Usage example: a lot of boys are shorter than the girls in middle school, but they quickly catch up by high school

Slight is a synonym for short in size topic. Sometimes you can use "Slight" instead an adjective "Short", if it concerns topics such as not tall.
Nearby Words: shorten, shortened, shortage, shortness, shorted
Synonyms for Short

Things that words describes

girl slight girl short girl
appearance slight appearance short appearance
amount slight amount short amount
bit slight bit short bit
Other nouns: version.
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