inconsiderable inconsiderable

Definition(s):

  • (adj) too small or unimportant to merit attention

Usage(s):

  1. Half comedy, half action piece, the movie runs sputteringly on the not inconsiderable charm of its stars.
  2. The style is straightforward, easy, Churchilliana style, be it said, that in the domain of politics more than once caused no inconsiderable alarm among his colleagues.
  3. Half comedy, half action piece, the movie runs sputteringly on the not inconsiderable charm of its stars.

News

  • Review: 'The Lone Ranger,' one hot mess

    "The Lone Ranger" is way too long, incoherent at times, loaded with clumsy dialogue and less than sure-footed in its tone. That's the bad news. But here's the thing about the film: despite all its not-inconsiderable failings, it's surprisingly entertaining for its two and a half-hour running time.
    on July 2, 2013     Source: The Milpitas Post

Quotes

  1. "We are able to protect our people, our citizens, our state, our wealth - which is not inconsiderable," Putin said, supported by his successor Medvedev who warned against irresponsible ambitions" adding Russia should do everything to see the...
    on May 10, 2008 By: Vladimir Putin Source: Thaindian.com (blog)

  2. "For a start, the Government is investing $175 million over the next five years on a Plan of Action on Land Management and Climate Change," Jim Anderton said. "That is a not inconsiderable sum of money." "The Government has also...
    on Nov 8, 2007 By: Jim Anderton Source: Scoop.co.nz (press release)

  3. "To endure in a volatile, unpredictable arena populated by egos the size of small planets is not an inconsiderable achievement," Valenti wrote.
    on Aug 3, 2004 By: Jack Valenti Source: CNN

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untenable untenable
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