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inconsiderable

inconsiderable

adjective in·con·sid·er·able \ˌin-kən-ˈsi-dər-(ə-)bəl, -ˈsi-drə-bəl\

: not large enough in size or amount to be considered important

Full Definition of INCONSIDERABLE

:  not considerable :  slight, trivial <the cost was not inconsiderable>
in·con·sid·er·able·ness noun
in·con·sid·er·ably \-blē\ adverb

Examples of INCONSIDERABLE

  1. <the duties of the club's vice president are inconsiderable by any standard>
  2. <an inconsiderable number of complaints about the car seat>

Origin of INCONSIDERABLE

French, from in- + considerable considerable, from Medieval Latin considerabilis
First Known Use: 1637

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