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Definition of "mattered" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of matter. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "mattered" in a sentence
  • "Perhaps he had believed that a name mattered little when the life expectancy was short."
  • "Rather than make a self-deprecating joke, he opted instead to make a self-inflating one, as if to say that the title mattered less than the man."
  • "I obsessed about the smallest detail—even telling myself that the smoothness of a word mattered; the smooth flow of letters when joined, with letters always slanting slightly to the right."