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Synonyms for unimportant

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. unimportant

    Vain (Latin vanus, empty) keeps the etymological idea through all changes of meaning; a vain endeavor is empty of result, or of adequate power to produce a result, a vain pretension is empty or destitute of support, a vain person has a conceit that is empty or destitute of adequate cause or reason. That which is bootless, fruitless, or profitless fails to accomplish any valuable result; that which is abortive, ineffectual, or unavailing fails to accomplish a result that it was, or was supposed to be, adapted to accomplish. That which is useless, futile, or vain is inherently incapable of accomplishing a specified result. Useless, in the widest sense, signifies not of use for any valuable purpose, and is thus closely similar to valueless and worthless. Fruitless is more final than ineffectual, as applying to the sum or harvest of endeavor. That which is useless lacks actual fitness for a purpose; that which is vain lacks imaginable fitness. Compare VACANT; OSTENTATION; PRIDE.

    Compare synonyms for UTILITY.

    Synonyms:
    abortive, baseless, bootless, deceitful, delusive, empty, fruitless, futile, idle, inconstant, ineffectual, nugatory, null, profitless, shadowy, trifling, trivial, unavailing, unprofitable, unreal, unsatisfying, unserviceable, unsubstantial, useless, vain, vapid, visionary, worthless

    Antonyms:
    adequate, advantageous, beneficial, competent, effective, efficient, expedient, potent, powerful, profitable, real, serviceable, solid, sound, substantial, sufficient, useful, valid, valuable, worthy

Editors Contribution

  1. chopped liver

    undesirable or unappealing

    he treated her like chopped liver.

    Submitted by rinat on June 25, 2017  
  2. floccinaucinihilipilification

    rare. the estimation of something as valueless (encountered mainly as an example of one of the longest words in the english language).

    this is a floccinaucinihilipilification thing

    Submitted by JP03 on October 27, 2014  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. unimportant(a.)

    Synonyms:
    insignificant, trivial, trifling, inconsiderable, small, slight, of no consequence, of no moment

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. unimportant(a)

    Synonyms:
    immaterial, insignificant, trivial, paltry

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#13150irrelevant
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#38689shadowy
#41631immaterial
#48116fruitless
#55524deceitful
#55539unprofitable
#57684inconsequential
#60134baseless
#61666ineffectual
#69037trifling
#72180abortive
#90731unsatisfying
#94014vapid
#109464unavailing
#131081undistinguished
#131299unserviceable
#146779inconstant
#203636delusive
#244598unsubstantial
#245515nugatory
#291737profitless

How to use unimportant in a sentence?

  1. Greg Guma:

    He (Sanders) said he was unimportant and it was all about the movement, and then it kind of escalated. ‘If you don’t support the movement, I don’t want your vote'... Obviously he’s become more adept at cultivating voters.” - New York Times, 7/3/15

  2. Lillian Eichler Watson:

    Don't reserve your best behavior for special occasions. You can't have two sets of manners, two social codes - one for those you admire and want to impress, another for those whom you consider unimportant. You must be the same to all people.

  3. Charlie Chaplin:

    Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.

  4. Siva Vaidhyanathan:

    The hard truth is that users are powerless and unimportant as individuals to Facebook.

  5. Philip Crosby, Reflections on Quality:

    In a true zero-defects approach, there are no unimportant items.


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