immaterial


im·ma·te·ri·al

adjective \ˌi-mə-ˈtir-ē-əl\

: not important or significant

Full Definition of IMMATERIAL

1
:  not consisting of matter :  incorporeal
2
:  of no substantial consequence :  unimportant

Examples of IMMATERIAL

  1. Whether or not he intended to cause problems is immaterial.
  2. The fact that she is a woman is immaterial and irrelevant.

Origin of IMMATERIAL

Middle English immaterial, from Late Latin immaterialis, from Latin in- + Late Latin materialis material
First Known Use: 14th century

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