inconsiderable

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

Definition of inconsiderable

  1. :  not considerable :  slight, trivial the cost was not inconsiderable

inconsiderableness

noun

inconsiderably

play \ˌin-kən-ˈsi-dər-(ə-)blē, -ˈsi-drə-bəl\ adverb

Examples of inconsiderable in a Sentence

  1. the duties of the club's vice president are inconsiderable by any standard

  2. an inconsiderable number of complaints about the car seat

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Origin and Etymology of inconsiderable

French, from in- + considerable considerable, from Medieval Latin considerabilis




INCONSIDERABLE Defined for English Language Learners

inconsiderable

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adjective

Definition of inconsiderable for English Language Learners

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



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