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[in-uh-pree-shee-uh-buh l, -shuh-buh l]
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  1. imperceptible; insignificant: an inappreciable difference.
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Origin of inappreciable

First recorded in 1780–90; in-3 + appreciable
Related formsin·ap·pre·ci·a·bly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for inappreciable

Historical Examples

  • Without sensuous, spiritual is inappreciable;— no beauty or power!

    Introduction to Robert Browning

    Hiram Corson

  • “Harvest is an inappreciable quantity, especially to novices,” he said.

    The Carbonels

    Charlotte M. Yonge

  • And this is like the inappreciable difficulties that often beset us in life.

  • The instant would have been inappreciable to measures of time.

    The Way of the Gods

    John Luther Long

  • The organs are the containing sheaths of some fluid or other as yet inappreciable.


    Frederick Lawton

British Dictionary definitions for inappreciable


  1. incapable of being appreciated
  2. imperceptible; negligible
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Derived Formsinappreciably, adverb
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