considerable

[kuhn-sid-er-uh-buhl]
adjective
1.
rather large or great in size, distance, extent, etc.: It cost a considerable amount. We took a considerable length of time to decide.
2.
worthy of respect, attention, etc.; important; distinguished: a considerable person.
noun
3.
Informal. much; not a little: He has done considerable for the community.
adverb
4.
Nonstandard: Older Use. considerably; noticeably; much: I'm feeling considerable better now.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Medieval Latin consīderābilis, equivalent to consīderā- (see consider) + -bilis -ble

unconsiderable, adjective
unconsiderably, adverb
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considerable (kənˈsɪdərəbəl)
 
adj
1.  large enough to reckon with: a considerable quantity
2.  a lot of; much: he had considerable courage
3.  worthy of respect: a considerable man in the scientific world
 
con'siderably
 
adv

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Word Origin & History

considerable
mid-15c., "capable of being considered," from M.L. considerabilis "worthy to be considered," from considerare (see consider). Meaning "pretty large" is from 1640s (implied in considerably).
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Example sentences
But the data also shows something that may be much more important, though there are some considerable uncertainties involved.
The loss in killed and wounded is not known, but supposed to be considerable on
  both sides.
The perils of running an academic conference are considerable.
State governments and parliaments have considerable responsibilities, including
  education and policing.
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