insignificancy

noun
in·​sig·​nif·​i·​can·​cy | \ ˌin(t)-sig-ˈni-fi-kən(t)-sē How to pronounce insignificancy (audio) \
plural insignificancies

Definition of insignificancy

2 : an insignificant thing or person

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Examples of insignificancy in a Sentence

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 we shouldn't even be talking about a matter of such patent insignificancy

First Known Use of insignificancy

1651, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of insignificancy was in 1651

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“Insignificancy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/insignificancy. Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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