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Definition of "immateriality" [im•ma•te•ri•al•i•ty]

  • The state or quality of being immaterial. (noun)
  • Something immaterial. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "immateriality" in a sentence
  • "In another place he says, "We must necessarily conclude from this alone, that because I exist, and have the idea of immateriality, that is to say, of a most perfect being, the existence is therefore most evidently demonstrated.""
  • "Otherwise Ministers stand the risk of having their decision quashed by the courts on a number od potential grounds, such as immateriality or irrationality."
  • "The human soul is no exception - its "immateriality" is not absolute, but only relative, in the sense that in it the region of clear representation is so much greater than the region of obscure representation that the latter is practically a negligible quantity."