Examples of immaterial in a Sentence
Whether or not he intended to cause problems is immaterial.
The fact that she is a woman is immaterial and irrelevant.
Recent Examples of immaterial from the Web
The degree to which such rationalizations are rubbish is immaterial.
The Kohl’s announcement, while financially immaterial, may end up foreshadowinga larger relationship in the future, Mark Altschwager said in a research note.
To the religious, soul is your immaterial essence, your life force, so to speak.
That made Turkey's match immaterial as they were held 2-2 in Finland and finish fourth.
Whether the rumor was true or not was immaterial: Reagan beat Democratic nominee Walter Mondale by a landslide.
The judge agrees with Eros that the misstatement was immaterial and unimportant.
Whether the government paid them for these consumer reductions was immaterial under the law.
His personal views of whether the courts have gone too far or not far enough are really immaterial to the position of a FEC commissioner.
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Origin and Etymology of immaterial
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsbodiless, ethereal, formless, incorporeal, insubstantial, nonmaterial, nonphysical, spiritual, unbodied, unsubstantial
Antonymsbodily, corporeal, material, physical, substantial
Related Wordsmetaphysical, psychic (also psychical), supernatural; impalpable, insensible, intangible, invisible; airy, diaphanous, gaseous, gossamery, tenuous, thin, vaporous, wispish
Near Antonymsanimal, carnal, fleshly; detectable, discernible (also discernable), noticeable, observable, palpable, sensible, tangible, visible; bulky, heavy, massive, solid
IMMATERIAL Defined for English Language Learners
IMMATERIAL Defined for Kids
legal Definition of immaterial
- the jury could have discounted the medical history evidence, or while accepting its accuracy, found it immaterial
- —Willett v. State, 911 S.W.2d 937 (1995)
immaterialityplay \ˌi-mə-ˌtir-ē-ˈa-lə-tē\ noun
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