inconsiderable

  • 1 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.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 inconsiderable — (adj.) 1590s, from Fr. inconsidérable (16c.), from in not (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + considérable (see CONSIDERABLE (Cf. considerable)). Related: Inconsiderably …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 inconsiderable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ small in size, amount, extent, etc.: a not inconsiderable number …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4 inconsiderable — I adjective beneath notice, exiguus, immaterial, inappreciable, inconsequential, insignificant, insubstantial, irrelevant, levis, meager, mean, minor, minute, modest, negligible, nominal, nonessential, not worth considering, not worthy of notice …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 inconsiderable — [in΄kən sid′ər ə bəl] adj. not worth consideration; unimportant; trivial; small inconsiderableness n. inconsiderably adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 inconsiderable — [[t]ɪ̱nkənsɪ̱dərəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ: with neg, usu ADJ n (emphasis) If you describe an amount or quality as not inconsiderable, you are emphasizing that it is, in fact, large or present to a large degree. The production costs are a not inconsiderable …

    English dictionary

  • 7 inconsiderable — in|con|sid|er|a|ble [ˌınkənˈsıdərəbəl] adj not inconsiderable formal used to emphasize that something is large or important = ↑considerable ▪ He has built up a not inconsiderable business empire …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 inconsiderable — in|con|sid|er|a|ble [ ,ınkən sıdərəbl ] adjective FORMAL small or unimportant: INSIGNIFICANT: not inconsiderable: a not inconsiderable sum of money …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 9 inconsiderable — adjective not inconsiderable formal fairly large or important: He has built up a not inconsiderable business empire …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 inconsiderable — UK [ˌɪnkənˈsɪdərəb(ə)l] / US adjective formal small, or unimportant not inconsiderable: a not inconsiderable sum of money …

    English dictionary

  • 11 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

  • 12 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

  • 13 inconsiderable — adjective too trivial or unimportant to be worthy of attention Syn: negligible …

    Wiktionary

  • 14 inconsidérable — (entrée créée par le supplément) (in kon si dé ra bl ) adj. Non considérable, non digne de considération. HISTORIQUE    XVIe s. •   Les quatre points touchez par ce docteur ne sont pas inconsiderables, Le bureau du concile de Trente, p. 200 …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 15 inconsiderable — Synonyms and related words: back burner, cursory, depthless, dinky, dispensable, few, footling, immaterial, inappreciable, inconsequential, inessential, inferior, insignificant, irrelevant, little, low, meager, miniature, minor, minute,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 16 inconsiderable — in|con|si|de|ra|ble Mot Pla Adjectiu invariable …

    Diccionari Català-Català

  • 17 inconsiderable — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. negligible, unimportant, insignificant; see trivial , unimportant . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Contemptibly unimportant: negligible, niggling, nugatory, paltry, petty, picayune, piddling, small, small minded,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 inconsiderable — in·con·sid·er·a·ble || ‚ɪnkÉ™n sɪdÉ™rÉ™bl adj. small, not valuable, insignificant; unimportant, unworthy of attention, secondary …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 inconsiderable — adjective [usu. with negative] of small size, amount, or extent. ↘unimportant or insignificant. Derivatives inconsiderably adverb …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 20 inconsiderable — a. Unimportant, insignificant, small, slight, trivial, trifling, petty, immaterial, of no consequence, of no moment …

    New dictionary of synonyms