Inconsiderableness
Inconsiderable In`con*sid"er*a*ble, a. Not considerable; unworthy of consideration or notice; unimportant; small; trivial; as, an inconsiderable distance; an inconsiderable quantity, degree, value, or sum. ``The baser scum and inconsiderable dregs of Rome.'' --Stepney. -- {In`con*sid"er*a*ble*ness}, n. -- {In`con*sid"er*a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • inconsiderableness — index inconsequence, mediocrity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • inconsiderableness — noun see inconsiderable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • inconsiderableness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Contemptible unimportance: negligibility, negligibleness, paltriness, pettiness, smallness, triviality, trivialness. See IMPORTANT …   English dictionary for students

  • inconsiderableness — n. insignificance, trivialness, quality of having little importance or value …   English contemporary dictionary

  • inconsiderableness — in·con·sid·er·a·ble·ness …   English syllables

  • inconsiderableness — noun see inconsiderable …   Useful english dictionary

  • inconsiderable — inconsiderableness, n. inconsiderably, adv. /in keuhn sid euhr euh beuhl/, adj. 1. small, as in value, amount, or size. 2. not worth consideration or notice; trivial. [1590 1600; IN 3 + CONSIDERABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Littleness — Lit tle*ness, n. The state or quality of being little; as, littleness of size, thought, duration, power, etc. [1913 Webster] Syn: Smallness; slightness; inconsiderableness; narrowness; insignificance; meanness; penuriousness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inconsiderable — adjective Etymology: French, from in + considerable considerable, from Medieval Latin considerabilis Date: 1637 not considerable ; slight, trivial < the cost was not inconsiderable > • inconsiderableness noun • inconsiderably adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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