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

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Wiktionary5.0 / 2 votes

  1. insignificantadjective


  2. insignificantadjective

    Such things are insignificant details compared to the main goal.


Princeton's WordNet3.7 / 6 votes

  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 Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  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 Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  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 Words4.0 / 1 vote

  1. insignificantnoun

    meaningless, unimportant, immaterial, petty, trivial, paltry

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  1. Sri da Avabhas:

    All doubt, despair, and fear become insignificant once the intention of life becomes love, rather than dependence on love.

  2. Thomas Merton:

    The truth that many people never understand, until it is too late, is that the more you try to avoid suffering the more you suffer because smaller and more insignificant things begin to torture you in proportion to your fear of being hurt.

  3. Anacharsis:

    These decrees of yours are no different from spiders' webs. They'll restrain anyone weak and insignificant who gets caught in them, but they'll be torn to shreds by people with power and wealth.

  4. Carl Sagan:

    Who are we? We find that we live on an insignificant planet of a humdrum star lost in a galaxy tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are far more galaxies than people.

  5. David Keating:

    I don't think there are any efficiency gains from doing it this way -- the accounting headaches are not insignificant having been on that end of trying to report stuff like this, it seems like a big hassle.

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