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inappreciable

[ in-uh-pree-shee-uh-buhl, -shuh-buhl ]
/ ˌɪn əˈpri ʃi ə bəl, -ʃə bəl /
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adjective

imperceptible; insignificant: an inappreciable difference.

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Origin of inappreciable

First recorded in 1780–90; in-3 + appreciable

OTHER WORDS FROM inappreciable

in·ap·pre·ci·a·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for inappreciable

inappreciable
/ (ˌɪnəˈpriːʃəbəl) /

adjective

incapable of being appreciated
imperceptible; negligible

Derived forms of inappreciable

inappreciably, adverb
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