negligibility


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neg·li·gi·ble

 (nĕg′lĭ-jə-bəl)
adj.
Not significant or important enough to be worth considering; trifling.

[Latin neglegere, negligere, to neglect; see neglect + -ible.]

neg′li·gi·bil′i·ty, neg′li·gi·ble·ness n.
neg′li·gi·bly adv.
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She is indeed aware of the negligibility of a white old woman's words: "My words fell off him like dead leaves the moment they were uttered.
One can verify the negligibility of items 5,6,7,9 and 10 in a similar fashion to complete the proof of Lemma 3.
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The goal of this analysis is to either establish the relevance of the parameters for standard ground value and remaining life or prove their negligibility.
That her inchoate statement is read as sufficient ("It is enough") speaks at once to the negligibility of her victim's testimony, and to the exhaustion of race in the sense of both fatigue and plentitude within the American unconscious.