negligible

[neg-li-juh-buhl]
adjective
so small, trifling, or unimportant that it may safely be neglected or disregarded: The extra expenses were negligible.

Origin:
1820–30; < Latin neglig(ere) to neglect + -ible

negligibility, negligibleness, noun
negligibly, adverb
nonnegligibility, noun
nonnegligible, adjective
nonnegligibleness, noun
nonnegligibly, adverb
quasi-negligible, adjective
quasi-negligibly, adverb

neglectful, negligible.
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negligible (ˈnɛɡlɪdʒəbəl)
 
adj
so small, unimportant, etc, as to be not worth considering; insignificant
 
negligi'bility
 
n
 
'negligibleness
 
n
 
'negligibly
 
adv

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negligible
"capable of being neglected," 1829, coined in Eng. from negligence (q.v.).
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Example sentences
Another reason which always applies, even when the light source is negligibly small, is that light is diffracted around edges.
The bill would negligibly reduce local unit expenses in any local unit that currently pays the affected bounties.
Less dense than water and only negligibly soluble in water.
Slightly denser than water and negligibly soluble in water.
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