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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Slight a. [Compar. Slighter superl. Slightest.]
 1. Not decidedly marked; not forcible; inconsiderable; unimportant; insignificant; not severe; weak; gentle; -- applied in a great variety of circumstances; as, a slight (i. e., feeble) effort; a slight (i. e., perishable) structure; a slight (i. e., not deep) impression; a slight (i. e., not convincing) argument; a slight (i. e., not thorough) examination; slight (i. e., not severe) pain, and the like. “At one slight bound.”
    Slight is the subject, but not so the praise.   --Pope.
    Some firmly embrace doctrines upon slight grounds.   --Locke.
 2. Not stout or heavy; slender.
    His own figure, which was formerly so slight.   --Sir W. Scott.
 3. Foolish; silly; weak in intellect.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Slight·er n. One who slights.