nonsignificant

adjective

non·​sig·​nif·​i·​cant ˌnän-sig-ˈni-fi-kənt How to pronounce nonsignificant (audio)
: not significant: such as
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: having or yielding a value lying within limits between which variation is attributed to chance
a nonsignificant statistical test
nonsignificantly adverb

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Disapproval has been higher, by a nonsignificant 3 percentage points, only for Trump. Gary Langer, ABC News, 26 Feb. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1603, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonsignificant was in 1603

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Cite this Entry

“Nonsignificant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonsignificant. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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