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Webster 1913 Edition


Slightness

Slight′ness

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Noun.
The quality or state of being slight; slenderness; feebleness; superficiality; also, formerly, negligence; indifference; disregard.

Webster 1828 Edition


Slightness

SLIGHTNESS

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Noun.
1.
Weakness; want of force or strength; superficialness; as the slightness of a wound or an impression.
2.
Negligence; want of attention; want of vehemence. How does it reproach the slightness of out sleepy heartless addresses!

Definition 2022


slightness

slightness

English

Noun

slightness (plural slightnesses)

  1. The property of being slight, smallness, petiteness
    Poor nutrition explained his slightness.