inappreciable

adjective

in·​ap·​pre·​cia·​ble ˌi-nə-ˈprē-shə-bəl How to pronounce inappreciable (audio)
-ˈpri-sh(ē-)ə-bəl
: too small to be perceived
an inappreciable amount
inappreciably
ˌi-nə-ˈprē-shə-blē How to pronounce inappreciable (audio)
-ˈpri-sh(ē-)ə-bəl
adverb

Examples of inappreciable in a Sentence

an inappreciable change in the temperature

Word History

Etymology

probably from French inappréciable, from Middle French inappreciable, from in- + appreciable

First Known Use

1802, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of inappreciable was in 1802

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Cite this Entry

“Inappreciable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inappreciable. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition

inappreciable

adjective
in·​ap·​pre·​cia·​ble ˌin-ə-ˈprē-shə-bəl How to pronounce inappreciable (audio)
: very small or slight
an inappreciable amount

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