negligible

[ neg-li-juh-buh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF negligible
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Thus manifestly a negligible factor, it is also one tending to extinction.

Duncan's hand airily wafted the remark into the limbo of the negligible.

It is a real drawback to us Liberals that they are so weak, so negligible.

The risk of detection, so that they made little noise, was negligible.

One man was killed, but otherwise the damage was negligible.

They become important or negligible, according to the point of view.

People try to treat it as a negligible quantity when they disagree with it.

I am certain that the dizziness will be negligible on the second trial.

But even there her beauty was by no means a negligible quantity.

Sitting there, while Nettie dismissed him as negligible, he saw her clearly, grimly.

WORD ORIGIN

"capable of being neglected," 1819, from negligence + -ible. Related: Negligibly; negligibility.

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