How to use Slighted in a sentence

slighted
  • In even weightier matters the opinion of the grand vizier was slighted.

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  • On the whole the master in these Roman days found himself slighted for the first and only time in his life.

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  • As Shinshin had remarked, from the time of his arrival Anatole had turned the heads of the Moscow ladies, especially by the fact that he slighted them and plainly preferred the gypsy girls and French actresses--with the chief of whom, Mademoiselle George, he was said to be on intimate relations.

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  • This arrangement, however, cost him much of his popularity in Bulgaria, while discontent prevailed among a certain number of his officers, who considered themselves slighted in the distribution of rewards at the close of the campaign.

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  • The king also wondered why this man, who was his favorite, should be so slighted.

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  • While Desperate Housewives received much adoration, many felt that Longoria was slighted when she was the only one of the main female characters that was not nominated for the 2005 Emmy Awards.

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  • Be affectionate as usual so he doesn't begin to feel slighted.

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  • Some clear glass is treated using techniques such as sand blasting or acid etching to create a slighted roughened surface that makes the glass semi-opaque.

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  • Before sending such an announcement, be sure close family members and dear friends already know the happy news so they will not feel shocked or slighted when opening a more formalized announcement.

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  • The student of his life understands that Disraeli's claim to remembrance rests not only on the breadth of his views, his deep insight, his long foresight, but even more on the courage which allowed him to declare opinions supplied from those qualities when there was no visible likelihood of their justification by experience, and therefore when their natural fate was to be slighted.

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  • Do you feel slighted or did the other individual actually do something to offend your sensibilities?

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  • Many Omayyad princes considered Merwan as an upstart, his mother being a slave-girl; the Damascenes were angry because he had chosen Harran for his residence; the Kalbites felt themselves slighted, as the Qaisites predominated.

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  • Though slighted by the French as a traitor to his natural lord, he served Louis with fidelity until captured at the battle of Lincoln (May 1217).

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  • That he in no way slighted diocesan work had been shown at Truro.

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  • If the work begun by Allan Ramsay, continued by Fergusson and completed by Burns, were matter for separate treatment, it would be necessary to show not only that the editorial zeal which turned these writers to the forgotten vernacular and to " popular " themes was inspired by the general conditions of reaction against the artificiality of the century; but that it was because these poets were Scots, and in Scotland, that they chose this line of return to nature and naturalness, and did honour, partly by protest, to the slighted efforts of the " vulgar " muse.

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  • He no longer felt slighted by her exclusion.

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