inconsiderable

[ in-kuh n-sid-er-uh-buh l ]
/ ˌɪn kənˈsɪd ər ə bəl /

adjective

small, as in value, amount, or size.
not worth consideration or notice; trivial.

Nearby words

  1. inconscient,
  2. inconsecutive,
  3. inconsequence,
  4. inconsequent,
  5. inconsequential,
  6. inconsiderate,
  7. inconsideration,
  8. inconsistency,
  9. inconsistent,
  10. inconsolable

Origin of inconsiderable

First recorded in 1590–1600; in-3 + considerable

Related formsin·con·sid·er·a·ble·ness, nounin·con·sid·er·a·bly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for inconsiderable

inconsiderable

/ (ˌɪnkənˈsɪdərəbəl) /

adjective

relatively small
not worthy of consideration; insignificant
Derived Formsinconsiderableness, nouninconsiderably, adverb

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Word Origin and History for inconsiderable

inconsiderable

adj.

1590s, from French inconsidérable (16c.), from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + considérable (see considerable). Related: Inconsiderably.

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