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Definitions of insignificant

  1. Insignificance. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. Insignificantly. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. not important or noteworthy Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. not worthy of notice Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. of little importance or influence or power; of minor status; "a minor, insignificant bureaucrat"; "peanut politicians" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. signifying nothing; "insignificant sounds"; "his response...is picayune and unmeaning"- R.B. Pearsall Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. Not significant; void of signification, sense, or import; meaningless; as, insignificant words. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Having no weight or effect; answering no purpose; unimportant; valueless; futile. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Without weight of character or social standing; mean; contemptible; as, an insignificant person. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. Destitute of meaning: without effect: unimportant: petty. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. INSIGNIFICANCE, INSIGNIFICANCY. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. Without meaning; unimportant; contemptible. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. Destitute of meaning; of no importance; without weight of character; contemptible. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  14. Without weight or effect; unimportant; contemptible; trivial. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for insignificant

  1. I had read somewhere that women sometimes give their hearts to small and insignificant men. – Tomaso's Fortune and Other Stories by Henry Seton Merriman
  2. Mrs. Thornton might positively refuse to allow her son to marry so insignificant a person, and Dick forget all about her! – The Red Cross Girls with the Russian Army by Margaret Vandercook
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