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Spanish translation of “slight”

slight

adjective /slait/
small; not great; not serious or severe
pequeño, ligero
a slight breeze We have a slight problem.
(of a person) slim and delicate-looking
delicado
It seemed too heavy a load for such a slight woman.
slightest adjective (often in negative sentences, questions etc) least possible; any at all
mínimo
I haven’t the slightest idea where he is The slightest difficulty seems to upset her.
slighting adjective insulting; disrespectful
despreciativo, menospreciativo
He made rather a slighting remark about her parents.
slightingly adverb
de manera despreciativa
slightly adverb to a small extent
ligeramente
I’m still slightly worried about it.
slenderly
frágilmente
He was a slightly-built young man.
in the slightest (in negative sentences, questions etc) at all
en absoluto
You haven’t upset me in the slightest That doesn’t worry me in the slightest.
(Definition of slight from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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