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negligible

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of negligible

  1. 1 so small or unimportant as to warrant little or no attention the two cents in change was such a negligible sum that she left the store without bothering to take it Synonyms of negligible chicken, de minimis, footling, inconsequential, inconsiderable, insignificant, measly, Mickey Mouse, minute, niggling, no-account, nominal, paltry, peanut, petty, picayune, piddling, piddly, piffling, pimping, slight, trifling, trivial Words Related to negligible inferior, mean; imperceptible, inappreciable; little, puny, tiny; hairsplitting, nitpicking, pettifogging, quibbling; one-horse, small-fry, two-bit Near Antonyms of negligible serious, substantial, weighty; eventful, momentous, pivotal; conspicuous, noteworthy, outstanding, prominent, remarkable, striking; appreciable, discernible (also discernable), measurable Antonyms of negligible big, consequential, considerable, important, material, significant

  2. 2 lacking importance the results from that small study of coffee drinkers are negligible and can be ignored Synonyms of negligible fiddling, foolish, frivolous, incidental, inconsequential, inconsiderable, insignificant, little, Mickey Mouse, minor, minute, unimportant, nugatory, slight, small, small-fry, trifling, trivialWords Related to negligible jerkwater, one-horse; nickel-and-dime, paltry, petty, small-time, worthless; anonymous, nameless, obscure, uncelebrated, unknownNear Antonyms of negligible decisive, fatal, fateful; chief, dominant, overbearing, overmastering, overriding, principal; distinctive, exceptional, impressive, outstanding, prominent, remarkable; valuable, worthwhile, worthy; distinguished, eminent, great, illustrious, preeminent, prestigious; famous, notorious, renowned; all-important, basic, essential, fundamental, keyAntonyms of negligible big, consequential, eventful, important, major, material, meaningful, momentous, significant, substantial, unfrivolous, weighty

  3. 3 small in degree there's a negligible chance I may make it to the picnic, but don't count on it Synonyms of negligible fragile, frail, remote, off, outside, slight, slim, smallWords Related to negligible marginal, minimal, minor; little, tinyNear Antonyms of negligible great, large; distinct, significant; considerable, goodly, healthy, largish, respectable, significant, sizable (or sizeable), substantial, tidyAntonyms of negligible good



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