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- IPA(key): /ˈslaɪtɪst/
- Hyphenation: slight‧est
- superlative form of slight: most slight.
1918, W. B. Maxwell, chapter 23, in The Mirror and the Lamp:
- 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.