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Meaning of NEGLIGIBLE

Pronunciation:  'neglijubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  so small as to be meaningless; insignificant; "the effect was negligible"
  2. [adj]  not worth considering; "he considered the prize too paltry for the lives it must cost"; "piffling efforts"; "a trifling matter"
 

NEGLIGIBLE is a 10 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: minimal, minimum, paltry, trifling, worthless
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Neg"li*gi*ble\, a. [Cf. F. n['e]gligible,
n['e]gligeable.]
That may neglicted, disregarded, or left out of
consideration.

      Within very negligible limits of error.  --Sir J.
                                               Herschel.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: back-burner, cursory, depthless, dinky, dispensable, fat, few, footling, immaterial, inappreciable, inconsequential, inconsiderable, inessential, inferior, insignificant, irrelevant, little, low, meager, miniature, minor, minute, niggling, no great shakes, nonessential, not vital, nugatory, off, outside, paltry, petit, petty, picayune, picayunish, piddling, shallow, short, skin-deep, slender, slight, slim, small, superficial, technical, tiny, trifling, trivial, unessential, unimportant, unimpressive, unnoteworthy, worthless
 

 

 

 

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