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immaterial

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adjective im·ma·te·ri·al \ˌi-mə-ˈtir-ē-əl\

Simple Definition of immaterial

  • : not important or significant

Full Definition of immaterial

  1. 1 :  not consisting of matter :  incorporeal

  2. 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


IMMATERIAL Defined for Kids

immaterial

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adjective im·ma·te·ri·al \ˌi-mə-ˈtir-ē-əl\

Definition of immaterial

  1. :  not important :  insignificant <The new evidence is immaterial.>





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