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Definition of Considerable

Considerable

  1. Worthy of consideration, borne in mind, or attended to.
  2. Of some distinction; noteworthy; influential; respectable; -- said of persons.
  3. Of importance or value.

Considerable Quotations

It takes considerable knowledge just to realize the extent of your own ignorance.
Thomas Sowell

No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
Nathaniel Hawthorne

People that are conceited of their own merit take pride in being unfortunate, that themselves and others may think them considerable enough to be the envy and the mark of fortune.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld

The person who grieves suffers his passion to grow upon him; he indulges it, he loves it; but this never happens in the case of actual pain, which no man ever willingly endured for any considerable time.
Edmund Burke

Our aversion to lying is commonly a secret ambition to make what we say considerable, and have every word received with a religious respect.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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Considerable Translations

considerable in Dutch is geruim, aanmerkelijk, aanzienlijk
considerable in French is sortable, important
considerable in Italian is considerevole, rilevante, vistoso
considerable in Norwegian is betydelig
considerable in Spanish is respetable, notable, considerable

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