inconsiderable


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in·con·sid·er·a·ble

 (ĭn′kən-sĭd′ər-ə-bəl)
adj.
Too small or unimportant to merit attention or consideration; trivial.

in′con·sid′er·a·ble·ness n.
in′con·sid′er·a·bly adv.

inconsiderable

(ˌɪnkənˈsɪdərəbəl)
adj
1. relatively small
2. not worthy of consideration; insignificant
ˌinconˈsiderableness n
ˌinconˈsiderably adv

in•con•sid•er•a•ble

(ˌɪn kənˈsɪd ər ə bəl)

adj.
1. small, as in value, amount, or size.
2. not worth consideration.
[1590–1600]
in`con•sid′er•a•ble•ness, n.
in`con•sid′er•a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inconsiderable - too small or unimportant to merit attention; "passed his life in an inconsiderable village"; "their duties were inconsiderable"; "had no inconsiderable influence"
considerable - large or relatively large in number or amount or extent or degree; "a considerable quantity"; "the economy was a considerable issue in the campaign"; "went to considerable trouble for us"; "spent a considerable amount of time on the problem"

inconsiderable

adjective insignificant, small, slight, light, minor, petty, trivial, trifling, negligible, unimportant, small-time (informal), inconsequential, exiguous He was a man of great charm and not inconsiderable wit.

inconsiderable

adjective
Contemptibly unimportant:
Slang: measly.
Idiom: of no account.
Translations

inconsiderable

[ˌɪnkənˈsɪdərəbl] ADJ a not inconsiderable sumuna cifra nada desdeñable or despreciable, una suma considerable

inconsiderable

[ˌɪnkənˈsɪdərəbəl] adj
not inconsiderable → non négligeable

inconsiderable

adjunbedeutend, unerheblich; a not inconsiderable amountein nicht unbedeutender Betrag

inconsiderable

[ˌɪnkənˈsɪdrəbl] adj not inconsiderablenon trascurabile
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The walk to the beach was no inconsiderable one, consisting as it did of a long, sandy path, upon which a sporadic and tangled growth that bordered it on either side made frequent and unexpected inroads.
Amid the disorder of such various ruin, it is not strange that a man of inconsiderable note, like Maule, should have trodden the martyr's path to the hill of execution almost unremarked in the throng of his fellow sufferers.
I had heard something of both Captain Peleg and his unaccountable old crony Bildad; how that they being the principal proprietors of the Pequod, therefore the other and more inconsiderable and scattered owners, left nearly the whole management of the ship's affairs to these two.
So that when I shall hereafter detail to you all the specialities and concentrations of potency everywhere lurking in this expansive monster; when I shall show you some of his more inconsiderable braining feats; I trust you will have renounced all ignorant incredulity, and be ready to abide by this; that though the Sperm Whale stove a passage through the Isthmus of Darien, and mixed the Atlantic with the Pacific, you would not elevate one hair of your eye-brow.
It took no inconsiderable perseverance to arouse the inmates; but at last the respectable proprietor appeared, and undid the door.
The landed property of Hartfield certainly was inconsiderable, being but a sort of notch in the Donwell Abbey estate, to which all the rest of Highbury belonged; but their fortune, from other sources, was such as to make them scarcely secondary to Donwell Abbey itself, in every other kind of consequence; and the Woodhouses had long held a high place in the consideration of the neighbourhood which Mr.
The immediate advantage to herself was by no means inconsiderable, for it supplied her with endless jokes against them both.
He then perused the letter in haste, with an expression of surprise and horror; read it over again more slowly; then holding it out to Conrade with one hand, and slightly striking it with the other, exclaimed ``Here is goodly stuff for one Christian man to write to another, and both members, and no inconsiderable members, of religious professions
I reflected what a mortification it must prove to me, to appear as inconsiderable in this nation, as one single Lilliputian would be among us.
Suez lies in the bottom of the Gulf, three leagues from Toro, once a place of note, now reduced, under the Turks, to an inconsiderable village, where the miserable inhabitants are forced to fetch water at three leagues' distance.
Some of them, however, were not inconsiderable, and numerous inducements concurred to give them an extraordinary interest in their eyes.
It is possible, though not easy, that the people of that island may be enslaved from other causes; but it cannot be by the prowess of an army so inconsiderable as that which has been usually kept up within the kingdom.