Simple Definition of negligible
: very small or unimportant
Examples of negligible in a sentence
A negligible amount of damage was done to the vehicle.
The price difference was negligible.
Origin of negligible
Latin neglegere, negligere
First Known Use: 1829
NEGLIGIBLE Defined for Kids
Definition of negligible for Students
: so small or unimportant as to deserve little or no attention <Crops received a negligible amount of rainfall.>
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