Translation of "slight" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /slaɪt/ us /slaɪt/

slight adjective (SMALL IN AMOUNT)

B2 small in amount or degree

a slight improvement 略微的改善
a slight incline 緩坡
She had a slight headache. 我頭有點痛。
I don't have the slightest idea what he's talking about. 我一點也不明白他在說甚麽。
not in the slightest

not at all

"Does it worry you?" "Not in the slightest." 「這讓你擔心嗎?」 「一點也不。」

More examples

  • He's got a headache and a slight fever.
  • The X-ray showed a slight irregularity in one lung.
  • There was a slight tremble in her voice as she recalled her husband.
  • After a slight hesitation, she began to speak.
  • She has a slight limp.

slight adjective (THIN)

(of people) thin and delicate

Like most long-distance runners she is very slight. 和大多數長跑運動員一樣,她十分苗條。

slightverb [ T ]

uk /slaɪt/ us /slaɪt/

to insult someone by ignoring them or treating them as if not important

I felt slighted when my boss thanked everyone but me for their hard work. 我的老闆感謝了每個人所付出的辛勞,唯獨沒有感謝我,這讓我感到自己受到了冷落。

slightnoun [ C ]

uk /slaɪt/ us /slaɪt/

an action that insults a person because someone fails to pay attention to them or to treat them with the respect that they deserve

I regarded her failure to acknowledge my greeting as a slight. 她沒有理會我的問候,我認爲這是在輕視我。

(Translation of “slight” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)