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[ US /ˌɪnsɪɡˈnjɪfɪkənt/ ]
[ UK /ˌɪnsɪɡnˈɪfɪkənt/ ]
  1. devoid of importance, meaning, or force
  2. signifying nothing
    insignificant sounds
  3. small and unimpressive
    an insignificant sum of money
    we stayed in a dinky old hotel
  4. of little importance or influence or power; of minor status
    peanut politicians
    a minor, insignificant bureaucrat
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How To Use insignificant In A Sentence

  • Some animals may consume insignificant amounts of the primary production.
  • Interrupted by just the squat Marble Mountains, we sit insignificantly at the hub of a huge disc of sand curving to every horizon, beneath a dome of stars and the ghostly light of a thin crescent moon.
  • We're both ardent American fans of yours who enjoy obsessing over minute and insignificant details.
  • ICE hasn't listed any native Filipino on its "gangbanger" watchlist or detention cells in the past few years, although insignificant remnants of Pinoy street gangs like Akrho and Bahala Na Gang sporadically surface in known Filipino communities here and in Carson, Glendale, Eagle Rock, San Fernando Valley, Rowland Heights, West Covina and Hawthorne. Undefined
  • To him however that feels the same disgust and loathing, the same unutterable shuddering, as I feel, start up within him and shoot through his whole frame at the sight of them, these miscreate deformities, such as toads, beetles, or that most nauseous of all Nature's abortions, the bat, are not indifferent or insignificant: their very existence is a state of direct enmity and warfare against his. The Old Man of the Mountain, The Lovecharm and Pietro of Abano Tales from the German of Tieck
  • She views herself as so small and insignificant that if she existed in a normal body she would rattle around. Beyond Chaotic Eating
  • My argument is slightly, but not insignificantly, different.
  • While his death is statistically insignificant, symbolically it is crucial. Times, Sunday Times
  • In the opening "distich" Mr. Dutt makes the claim to be the first Asiatic poet to write in English, and if that is true this insignificant work becomes the seed of which the full flower is the gifted Rabindra, son of A Boswell of Baghdad With Diversions
  • insignificant sounds
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