slightest meaning


    Definition of slightest in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveBFslightCOMslighterSUF-est
    1. superlative form of slight: most slight.
      1. The slightest effort made the patient cough. He would stand leaning on a stick and holding a hand to his side, and when the paroxysm had passed it left him shaking.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • Receivers often incorporate digital equalisers to 'mop up' slight intersymbol interference after initial filtering at the receiver.
      • On examination a solitary nodule, which used to bleed on slightest trauma, was seen over an area of atrophic looking dyspigmented 8 × 10 cm plaque, situated in the interscapular region.
      • I hate the way she's always jumping on me for the slightest little mistake.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
      • Adjective forms
        • Adjective superlative forms

    Other Vocabulary

    Look-Alike Words
    1. en lightest
    2. en alightest
    3. en blightest
    4. en brightest
    5. en slighted
    Source: Wiktionary

    Meaning of slightest for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "slightest" is an adjective, more specifically, an adjective form.
    Difficultness: Level 1
    Easy     ➨     Difficult
    Definiteness: Level 1
    Definite    ➨     Versatile