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negligible

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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

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3 small in degree
  • there's a negligible chance I may make it to the picnic, but don't count on it

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The first known use of negligible was in 1829

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“Negligible.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/negligible. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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