Definitions of insignificance

  1. The condition or quality of being insignificant; want of significance, sense, or meaning; as, the insignificance of words or phrases. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Want of force or effect; unimportance; pettiness; inefficacy; as, the insignificance of human art. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Want of claim to consideration or notice; want of influence or standing; meanness. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Unimportance. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Unimportance; want of meaning; triviality. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for insignificance

  1. I mean that we should do the things, and do them well; because they are of such an insignificance they may just as well be done right as not. – Secret Bread by F. Tennyson Jesse
  2. But it needs the presence of twenty centuries to bring the fact of man's individual insignificance home to most of us." – What Dreams May Come by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton