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  • adv. In an inappreciable manner.

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Examples

  • Yet the polygons and curves were always regarded as distinct lines, differing inappreciably, but different.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 03, No. 20, June, 1859

  • There was one second of thinking that the memory of his mother had neither dissipated in part nor whole but surely remained as something inappreciably more cohesive and tangible that was either lost or banished and forlorn within the present jungle - thicket growth of neurons, and caught in the weeds and brambles of failed possibilities.

    An Apostate: Nawin of Thais

  • When properly slaughtered, they suffer inappreciably-no more, and probably less, than they would otherwise suffer before death; the fear of the hunted animal is not present, and there is no danger of leaving mate and offspring to suffer.

    Problems of Conduct

  • Consider, too, that all the pleasant little dim ideas and complacencies—of standing well with Timpson, of dispensing advice when he was asked for it, of impressing his friend Tulliver with additional respect, of saying something, and saying it emphatically, with other inappreciably minute ingredients that went along with the warm hearth and the brandy-and-water to make up Mr. Riley’s consciousness on this occasion—would have been a mere blank.

    III. Mr. Riley Gives His Advice Concerning a School for Tom. Book I—Boy and Girl

  • All this occupied an inappreciably short space of time.

    Andersonville

  • Mr. Charman's own estate suffered inappreciably from what to his friend meant sheer disaster.

    The House of Cobwebs and Other Stories

  • The benignant and humanizing and important influence which she exercises upon the whole race of man in the proper discharge of her functions and duties can not be overestimated; but that woman should properly perform these great duties, this inappreciably valuable task, it is necessary that she should be kept pure.

    History of Woman Suffrage, Volume II

  • I see myself! 'said Mr. Cavendish Dusautoy, with a tone so inappreciably grand in mystification, that the showman had no choice but to share the universal convulsion of laughter, while Willie rolling on the floor with ecstasy, shouted,' Yes, it is you that are the thing with such a long name that it can't bend its head to the ground! '

    The Young Step-Mother

  • These modifications would affect, perhaps inappreciably, the entire flora and fauna of the region.

    Essays on Education and Kindred Subjects Everyman's Library

  • Consider, too, that all the pleasant little dim ideas and complacencies -- of standing well with Timpson, of dispensing advice when he was asked for it, of impressing his friend Tulliver with additional respect, of saying something, and saying it emphatically, with other inappreciably minute ingredients that went along with the warm hearth and the brandy-and-water to make up Mr. Riley's consciousness on this occasion -- would have been a mere blank.

    The Mill on the Floss

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