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Definition of "inconsiderable" []

  • Too small or unimportant to merit attention or consideration; trivial. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "inconsiderable" in a sentence
  • "The profits of £3 per year may have seemed "inconsiderable" to the report's author, but such earnings would have made a substantial contribution to a laboring family's income and may have been the only cash income earned by the family (see Chapter 2, n."
  • ""inconsiderable," and the bay had been cleared of ice, but on the 20th of February the cold was very great."
  • "But the Man of Sorrows motif represents no slight and inconsiderable tributary of the mainstream, and if the new exhibition at the Museum of Biblical Art can draw our attention to that fact, it will have served its purpose well."