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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. unimportantadjective

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. unimportantadjective

    Synonyms:
    immaterial, insignificant, trivial, paltry

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#2673minor
#2964empty
#9013idle
#10226useless
#12511peanut
#12556trivial
#13150irrelevant
#13230unreal
#15690vain
#19590visionary
#19887meaningless
#19897negligible
#20267insignificant
#20769worthless
#26975futile
#32026unimportant
#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. Janos Arnay:

    It is one of the maladies of our age to profess a frenzied allegiance to truth in unimportant matters, to refuse consistently to face her where graver issues are at stake.

  2. Javier Puig Saura:

    Basically, taking pictures is an excuse to meet people so I use the camera as a pretext, for me to trigger the camera is the last act on a long series of actions. I like to find a true little story, something unimportant but real as life.

  3. Siva Vaidhyanathan:

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

  4. Charlie Chaplin:

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

  5. Abdul Baha, Paris Talks, p. 154:

    If a person commit a crime against you, have not the right to forgive him; but the law must punish him in order to prevent a repetition of that same crime by others, as the pain of the individual is unimportant beside the general welfare of the people.


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