slighting

adjective
slight·​ing | \ ˈslī-tiŋ How to pronounce slighting (audio) \

Definition of slighting

: characterized by disregard or disrespect : disparaging a slighting remark

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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“Slighting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slighting. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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