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Definitions for inconsiderable
ˌɪn kənˈsɪd ər ə bəlin·con·sid·er·able

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inconsiderableadjective

    too small or unimportant to merit attention

    "passed his life in an inconsiderable village"; "their duties were inconsiderable"; "had no inconsiderable influence"


  1. inconsiderableadjective

    too trivial or unimportant to be worthy of attention

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Inconsiderableadjective

    Unworthy of notice; unimportant.

    Etymology: in and considerable.

    No, I am an inconsiderable fellow, and know nothing. John Denham, Sophy.

    The most inconsiderable of creatures may at some time or other come to revenge itself upon the greatest. Roger L'Estrange.

    Casting my eyes upon the ants, continually taken up with a thousand cares, very inconsiderable with respect to us, but of the greatest importance for them, they appeared to me worthy of my curiosity. Addison.

    May not planets and comets perform their motions more freely, and with less resistance, in this ethereal medium than in any fluid, which fills all space adequately without leaving any pores, and by consequence is much denser than quicksilver or gold? And may not its resistance be so small as to be inconsiderable? Isaac Newton, Opt.

    If we were under any real fear of the papists, it would be hard to think us so stupid not to be equally apprehensive with others, since we are likely to be the greatest sufferers; but we look upon them to be altogether as inconsiderable as the women and children. Jonathan Swift.

    Let no sin appear small or inconsiderable by which an almighty God is offended, and eternal salvation endangered. John Rogers.


  1. inconsiderable

    Inconsiderable generally refers to something that is too small, insignificant, or unimportant to be worth considering or giving attention to. It's something that lacks size, volume, quantity, or number. It can also refer to something that has little to no impact or influence.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inconsiderableadjective

    not considerable; unworthy of consideration or notice; unimportant; small; trivial; as, an inconsiderable distance; an inconsiderable quantity, degree, value, or sum

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Inconsiderable

    in-kon-sid′ėr-a-bl, adj. not worthy of notice: unimportant.—n. Inconsid′erableness.—adv. Inconsid′erably.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inconsiderable in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inconsiderable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of inconsiderable in a Sentence

  1. Carl Sagan:

    I maintain there is much more wonder in science than in pseudoscience. And in addition, to whatever measure this term has any meaning, science has the additional virtue, and it is not an inconsiderable one, of being true.

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