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Definition of "insignificant" []

  • Not significant, especially: (adjective)
  • Lacking in importance; trivial. (adjective)
  • Lacking power, position, or value; worthy of little regard. (adjective)
  • Small in size or amount. (adjective)
  • Having little or no meaning. (adjective)

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 "insignificant" in a sentence
  • "_insignificant_ persons; 'consequently, had it been any fault to do so, each alike was caught in that fault; and insignificant as the people might be, if they _could_ be' immortalized, 'then we have Schlosser himself confessing to the possibility that poetic splendor should create a secondary interest where originally there had been none."
  • "For every basis point the market moves, Jefferies said it loses or gains $37,000, which it called insignificant."
  • "If you're wondering who used the other ticket, Caetano says he took what he calls his insignificant other, because his wife is bedridden."