in·​sig·​nif·​i·​can·​cy ˌin(t)-sig-ˈni-fi-kən(t)-sē How to pronounce insignificancy (audio)
plural insignificancies
: an insignificant thing or person

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

Word History

First Known Use

1651, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of insignificancy was in 1651

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Cite this Entry

“Insignificancy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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