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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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All six Commissioners made findings of negligibility with respect to imports from Vietnam and with respect to subsidized imports from Pakistan.
argues that, "Too great a focus on slavery's negligibility in Massachusetts has perpetuated the New England studies tradition of exceptionalism by masking ways in which developments and trends in New England dovetailed with broader currents of slavery and political economy in the non-plantation societies of the mid-Atlantic and the North and in the larger Atlantic world" (2002, 624).
One can verify the negligibility of items 5,6,7,9 and 10 in a similar fashion to complete the proof of Lemma 3.
This could be explained in terms of the negligibility of the out-of-plane orientation of silicate layers, combined with the prolonged recovery of the elastic strain, due to the confinement of polymer chains and/or their attachment to the surface of the silicate layers.
We have suggested above that if one were to find constitutional negligibility on both sides of an apparent free speech law case, the most realistic analysis would end in recognizing what we have called a free speech law "vacuum.
Due to the projected area and height structures within the MHC system are negligibility.
value-at-risk models were saying about the negligibility of risk.
Aside from highlighting the legal negligibility of the reproductive rights of people with disabilities, this case also demonstrates how the nexus of poverty and gender can catalyze a stigmatizing medical diagnosis.
The Feminist Promise is not the first effort to counter the near negligibility of feminism's history.
Is your support among Jewish Americans, your legislative agenda that will be watered down to negligibility or defeated, or your re-election more valued by you than the lives of young girls in Palestine who are as worthy in the eyes of God as your two precious daughters?