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insignificant

adjective in·sig·nif·i·cant \-kənt\

: small or unimportant : not significant

Full Definition of INSIGNIFICANT

:  not significant: as
a :  lacking meaning or import
b :  not worth considering :  unimportant
c :  lacking weight, position, or influence :  contemptible
d :  small in size, quantity, or number
in·sig·nif·i·cant·ly adverb

Examples of INSIGNIFICANT

  1. They lost an insignificant amount of money.
  2. Looking up at the stars always makes me feel so small and insignificant.
  3. These problems are not insignificant.

First Known Use of INSIGNIFICANT

1651
INSIGNIFICANTLY Defined for Kids

insignificant

adjective in·sig·nif·i·cant \ˌin-sig-ˈni-fi-kənt\

Definition of INSIGNIFICANT for Kids

:  not important <an insignificant change>
in·sig·nif·i·cant·ly adverb

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