inconsiderable


inconsiderable
I adjective beneath notice, exiguus, immaterial, inappreciable, inconsequential, insignificant, insubstantial, irrelevant, levis, meager, mean, minor, minute, modest, negligible, nominal, nonessential, not worth considering, not worthy of notice, nugatory, of no consequence, of no moment, paltry, petty, piddling, slight, small, tenuis, trifling, trivial, unessential, unimportant, unworthy of consideration, unworthy of notice, worthless II index inappreciable, inconsequential, insubstantial, insufficient, minimal, minor, negligible, nominal, null (insignificant), paltry, petty, remote (small), scarce, slight, trivial, unessential

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  • Inconsiderable — In con*sid er*a*ble, a. Not considerable; unworthy of consideration or notice; unimportant; small; trivial; as, an inconsiderable distance; an inconsiderable quantity, degree, value, or sum. The baser scum and inconsiderable dregs of Rome.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inconsiderable — (adj.) 1590s, from Fr. inconsidérable (16c.), from in not (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + considérable (see CONSIDERABLE (Cf. considerable)). Related: Inconsiderably …   Etymology dictionary

  • inconsiderable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ small in size, amount, extent, etc.: a not inconsiderable number …   English terms dictionary

  • inconsiderable — [in΄kən sid′ər ə bəl] adj. not worth consideration; unimportant; trivial; small inconsiderableness n. inconsiderably adv …   English World dictionary

  • inconsiderable — [[t]ɪ̱nkənsɪ̱dərəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ: with neg, usu ADJ n (emphasis) If you describe an amount or quality as not inconsiderable, you are emphasizing that it is, in fact, large or present to a large degree. The production costs are a not inconsiderable …   English dictionary

  • inconsiderable — in|con|sid|er|a|ble [ˌınkənˈsıdərəbəl] adj not inconsiderable formal used to emphasize that something is large or important = ↑considerable ▪ He has built up a not inconsiderable business empire …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • inconsiderable — in|con|sid|er|a|ble [ ,ınkən sıdərəbl ] adjective FORMAL small or unimportant: INSIGNIFICANT: not inconsiderable: a not inconsiderable sum of money …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • inconsiderable — adjective not inconsiderable formal fairly large or important: He has built up a not inconsiderable business empire …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • inconsiderable — UK [ˌɪnkənˈsɪdərəb(ə)l] / US adjective formal small, or unimportant not inconsiderable: a not inconsiderable sum of money …   English dictionary

  • inconsiderable — adjective Etymology: French, from in + considerable considerable, from Medieval Latin considerabilis Date: 1637 not considerable ; slight, trivial < the cost was not inconsiderable > • inconsiderableness noun • inconsiderably adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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