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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that I, who can wage war successfully with the hugest beasts, should perish myself from this spider, the most inconsiderable of insects
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.
The immediate advantage to herself was by no means inconsiderable, for it supplied her with endless jokes against them both.
The part that alcohol itself plays is inconsiderable when compared with the part played by the social atmosphere in which it is drunk.
Beyond these falls, they came to a picturesque, but inconsiderable stream, called the Cassie.
Some of the icebergs were loaded with blocks of no inconsiderable size, of granite and other rocks, different from the clay-slate of the surrounding mountains.
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.
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.
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.
Because from such arms conquests come but slowly, long delayed and inconsiderable, but the losses sudden and portentous.
The old gentleman had once possessed no inconsiderable share of fancy; and even now its fading sunshine occasionally glimmered among his more sombre reflections.
It seemed to combine a great deal of practicability with no inconsiderable enjoyment in a quiet way; for how delightful it would be to look down upon the detested old vessel from the height of some thousand feet, and contrast the verdant scenery about me with the recollection of her narrow decks and gloomy forecastle