not worth considering

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He confined the knowledge of governing within very narrow bounds, to common sense and reason, to justice and lenity, to the speedy determination of civil and criminal causes; with some other obvious topics, which are not worth considering.
At times he seemed to be making violent efforts to think of nothing, and one would have said that he looked on his marriage as an unimportant formality, and on his future happiness as a thing not worth considering.
The Bush administration took interest, but we were then explained to that the characteristics of the fingerprint would change over the life of the weapon, so it was not a pragmatic tool and not worth considering.
He has a colleague who notes how "the quantitative types" in the company will say that if something is not specifically quantifiable by a formula, as it is in so many areas of financial-risk management, then it's probably not worth considering.
It is usually not worth considering reglazing existing window frames with sealed units, and with many old frames such a replacement is not possible in any case.
The fiction chapter on Toni Morrison, Sam Greenlee, and Nikki Giovanni is so slight and trumped up (she seems to have great trouble simply finding black nationalist fiction to write about) that it is not worth considering in this limited space.
Wilson - who is interesting two Glasgow-based managers - said: "The money Maloney offered was not worth considering.
A posse of clubs, including West Ham, Fulham, Southampton and Blackburn are tracking Sordell but Dyche warned: "Again, the talk we've heard about Marvin has been so far short of his value it's not worth considering.
If it doesn't cost millions and have flags and trumpets it's not worth considering.
Frankly, the list is endless and not worth considering in its frightening detail, apart from those pests and diseases gardeners can successfully guard against.