Negligible and Small


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Negligible adjective – Lacking importance.
Usage example: the results from that small study of coffee drinkers are negligible and can be ignored

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


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Small adjective – Small in degree.
Usage example: your chances of winning the lottery are so small that it's best not to count on it

Negligible is a synonym for small in unimportant topic. You can use "Negligible" instead an adjective "Small", if it concerns topics such as slight, distant, important. popular alternative
Nearby Word: smallish
Synonyms for Small

Things that words describes

role negligible role small role
amount negligible amount small amount
percentage negligible percentage small percentage
amounts negligible amounts small amounts

Both words in one sentence

  • Website / Snopes The Cuckoolander Was Right: A small but non-negligible percentage of the Urban Legends they've researched actually turn out to be true.
  • Video Game / Final Fantasy Tactics Fortunately, leveling is quite easy and small level differences are usually negligible.
  • In Star Trek Online, players who fall a comparably high distance (about 12-15 feet at the lowest) will suffer a small but negligible amount of damage.
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