Slighting vs Substantial - What's the difference?

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As adjectives the difference between slighting and substantial

is that slighting is in the manner of a slight; belittling, deprecative while substantial is having to substance; actually existing; real; as, substantial life.

As nouns the difference between slighting and substantial

is that slighting is the act of giving a slight or snub while substantial is anything having substance; an essential part.

As a verb slighting

is .

slighting

English

Verb

(head)
  • His slighting of the company chairman was considered to be inappropriate behaviour.

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • In the manner of a slight; belittling, deprecative
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of giving a slight or snub.
  • * 1848 , Lucy Hutchinson, Memoirs of the life of Colonel Hutchinson (page 376)
  • now flocked about him, striving who should express most respect, and, by an extraordinary officiousness, redeem their late slightings .

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    substantial

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Having to substance; actually existing; real; as, substantial life.
  • Not seeming or imaginary; not illusive; real; solid; true; veritable.
  • * "to do some substantial good, is the compensation for much incidental imperfection" - Cardinal Newman, The Rise and Progress of Universities
  • Corporeal; material; firm.
  • Having good substance; strong; stout; solid; firm; as, substantial cloth; a substantial fence or wall.
  • possessed of goods or an estate; moderately wealthy; responsible; as, a substantial freeholder.
  • Large in size, quantity, or value; as, a substantial amount of money; vast
  • Most important; essential.
  • Ample or full.
  • A substantial amount of people in this buliding
  • Significantly great.
  • Derived terms

    * consubstantial * insubstantial * substantiality * substantially * substantialness

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Anything having substance; an essential part.