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insignificancy

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noun, in·sig·nif·i·can·cy \-kən(t)-sē\

Definition of insignificancy

plural insignificancies

  1. 1 :  insignificance

  2. 2 :  an insignificant thing or person



Examples of insignificancy in a sentence

  1. <forced to face the fact that he would always be an insignificancy in such a large law firm, he decided to strike out on his own>

  2. <we shouldn't even be talking about a matter of such patent insignificancy>



1651

First Known Use of insignificancy

1651


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