slighting

adjective
slight·ing | \ˈslī-tiŋ \

Definition of slighting 

: characterized by disregard or disrespect : disparaging a slighting remark

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Other Words from slighting

slightingly adverb

Examples of slighting in a Sentence

slighting remarks about the general lack of musical talent among the contestants

First Known Use of slighting

1632, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of slighting was in 1632

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