Negligible and Slight


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Negligible adjective – So small or unimportant as to warrant little or no attention.
Usage example: the two cents in change was such a negligible sum that she left the store without bothering to take it

Slight is a synonym for negligible in insignificant topic. In some cases you can use "Slight" instead the word "Negligible" as an adjective or a noun, when it comes to topics like big, distant. popular alternative
Nearby Word: negligibility
Synonyms for Negligible


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Slight adjective – Lacking importance.
Usage example: a slight comedy that did nothing to further her career

Negligible is a synonym for slight in small topic. You can use "Negligible" instead an adjective "Slight", if it concerns topics such as insignificant, big, distant. popular alternative
Nearby Words: slightly, slighted, slighting, slightingly
Synonyms for Slight

Things that words describes

interest negligible interest slight interest
amount negligible amount slight amount
effect negligible effect slight effect
possibility negligible possibility slight possibility
Other nouns: resistance, damage, drawback, boost, differences.

Both words in one sentence

  • At first glance, this seems confusing; it has less range than both its previous form and its following form, the game's lack of diagonal aiming makes the slight widening of range from Level 1 to Level 2 a negligible benefit, and the Blade as a whole is a single-shot weapon.
  • Video Game / X-COM The Blasta-Rifle is superior in every way except damage and, to much a lesser extent, accuracy, but since you can fire two snap shots and move with the Rifle, the slight damage increase the Cannon offers is negligible.
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