Slightly vs Partially - What's the difference?

slightly | partially |


As adverbs the difference between slightly and partially

is that slightly is slenderly; delicately while partially is to a partial degree or extent, incompletely.

slightly

English

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • Slenderly; delicately.
  • He was slightly built, but tall.
  • To a small extent or degree.
  • He weighed slightly less than his wife who was a foot shorter.

    Synonyms

    * (to a small extent or degree) a little, marginally, somewhat

    Antonyms

    * (to a small extent or degree) quite, very

    partially

    English

    Adverb

    (-)
  • To a partial degree or extent, incompletely.