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not in the slightest

not in any way not in the least The whole stupid argument didn't interest me in the slightest.
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in the least

Also, in the slightest. At all, in the smallest degree. These terms are nearly always used in a negative context. For example, I don't care in the least what you do with the money, or It doesn't matter in the slightest whether or not you attend. [c. 1600] They may also be put as not in the least or not in the slightest, as in I am not in the least worried about the outcome, or The heat doesn't bother me in the slightest. In the least dates from about 1600; in the slightest has been used in the sense of "emphatically unimportant or trifling" since the late 1500s.
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in the least

At all: I don't mind in the least.
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References in classic literature ?
But, for goodness' sake, don't tell any of the girls, or they would be getting all sorts of extravagant ideas, and imagining themselves injured and slighted if in their very first day at home they did not get six at least.
Bennet, whose dislike of his general behaviour was sharpened into particular resentment by his having slighted one of her daughters.
The mare was only to be taken down to the Parsonage half an hour before her ride were to begin; and Fanny, on its being first proposed, so far from feeling slighted, was almost over-powered with gratitude that he should be asking her leave for it.
She had been in love with a clever man who had slighted her, and she had married a fool in the hope that this thankless wit, reflecting on it, would conclude that she had no appreciation of merit, and that he had flattered himself in supposing that she cared for his own.
Charles Hayter seemed aware of being slighted, and yet Henrietta had sometimes the air of being divided between them.
I should not have a doubt of it were she slighted for any other woman in the world than her own mother.
She was slighted like and had no say in anything, but it never really became bad for her until after she met Mr.
They were always in each other's company, with Lucy a slighted third.