insignificant

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

Definition of insignificant

:not significant: such 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

insignificantly

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Examples of insignificant in a Sentence

  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.

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First Known Use of insignificant

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INSIGNIFICANT Defined for English Language Learners

insignificant

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Definition of insignificant for English Language Learners

  • : small or unimportant : not significant


INSIGNIFICANT Defined for Kids

insignificant

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

Definition of insignificant for Students

:not important
  • an insignificant change

insignificantly

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