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Synonyms for insignificant
ˌɪn sɪgˈnɪf ɪ kəntin·signif·i·cant

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  1. insignificantadjective


  2. insignificantadjective

    Such things are insignificant details compared to the main goal.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. insignificant, undistinguishedadjective

    not worthy of notice

    peanut, undistinguished, unimportant

    significant, remarkable, probatory, epoch-making, probative, profound, major, monumental, noticeable, operative, fundamental, earthshaking, momentous, large, evidential, epochal, important, world-shattering, world-shaking, evidentiary, meaningful, prodigious, noteworthy, portentous

  2. insignificantadjective

    signifying nothing

    "insignificant sounds"

    peanut, undistinguished, unimportant

    epoch-making, fundamental, remarkable, monumental, world-shaking, evidentiary, evidential, operative, meaningful, significant, noticeable, important, large, profound, probative, momentous, major, epochal, noteworthy, portentous, prodigious, probatory, earthshaking, world-shattering

  3. insignificant, peanutadjective

    of little importance or influence or power; of minor status

    "a minor, insignificant bureaucrat"; "peanut politicians"

    peanut, undistinguished, unimportant

    evidentiary, momentous, noteworthy, prodigious, world-shaking, probative, probatory, noticeable, remarkable, earthshaking, fundamental, portentous, profound, important, monumental, operative, world-shattering, major, meaningful, epoch-making, epochal, significant, large, evidential

  4. insignificant, unimportantadjective

    devoid of importance, meaning, or force

    peanut, undistinguished, unimportant

    significant, profound, world-shattering, operative, evidentiary, probative, large, meaningful, noteworthy, epoch-making, momentous, fundamental, monumental, important, world-shaking, noticeable, remarkable, major, prodigious, probatory, portentous, evidential, earthshaking, epochal

Editors Contribution

  1. kaffeeklatsch

    secondary importance, coffee not essential

    to describe a meeting without the alleged depth of important agenda, or less than is called for

    Submitted by rinat on September 10, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. insignificantadjective

    without meaning, not significant

  2. insignificantadjective

    unimportant, paltry, petty, empty, trivial, trifling, immaterial, unessential, of little consequence, of little account, of no moment

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. insignificantnoun

    meaningless, unimportant, immaterial, petty, trivial, paltry

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How to use insignificant in a sentence?

  1. Bill Hare:

    In the long run the US has to be in the game and has to reduce emissions, otherwise we won't get to the Paris goals, but in the short run it's not a catastrophe. It's not insignificant, but it's not a catastrophe.

  2. Annie Sullivan:

    People seldom see the halting and painful steps by which the most insignificant success is achieved.

  3. Brigitte Macron:

    Brigitte Macron has spoken out about the age difference between Brigitte Macron and Brigitte Macron husband toElle France. There are times in your life where you need to make vital choices. And for me, that was it. So, what has been said over the 20 years, it's insignificant, of course, we have breakfast together, me and my wrinkles, him with his youth, but it's like that. If I did not make that choice, I would have missed out on my life. I had a lot of happiness with my children and, at the same time, felt I had to live' this love' as Prevert used to say, to be fully happy.

  4. Sir Thomas Bowell Buxton:

    The longer I live, the more I am certain that the great difference between the great and the insignificant, is energy - invincible determination--a purpose once fixed, and then death or victory.

  5. Joseph Dunsmoor:

    We forget most of these details, but these new findings suggest that meaningful or emotional events can selectively preserve memory for previously encountered information that seemed insignificant at the time.

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