Definitions for insignificantˌɪn sɪgˈnɪf ɪ kənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•sig•nif•i•cantˌɪn sɪgˈnɪf ɪ kənt(adj.)

  1. unimportant, trifling, or petty.

  2. too small to be important:

    an insignificant sum.

  3. without weight, influence, or distinctione:

    an insignificant fellow.

  4. without meaning; meaningless.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. insignificant, undistinguished(adj)

    not worthy of notice

  2. insignificant(adj)

    signifying nothing

    "insignificant sounds"

  3. insignificant, peanut(adj)

    of little importance or influence or power; of minor status

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

  4. insignificant, unimportant(adj)

    devoid of importance, meaning, or force

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. insignificant(adjective)ˌɪn sɪgˈnɪf ɪ kənt

    ≠ significant

    an insignificant rise in price; My money problems seemed insignificant compared to hers.; the insignificance of our planet in the universe; prices rose insignificantly


  1. insignificant(Adjective)

    Not significant; not important, consequential, or having a noticeable effect.

    Such things are insignificant details compared to the main goal.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Insignificant(adj)

    not significant; void of signification, sense, or import; meaningless; as, insignificant words

  2. Insignificant(adj)

    having no weight or effect; answering no purpose; unimportant; valueless; futile

  3. Insignificant(adj)

    without weight of character or social standing; mean; contemptible; as, an insignificant person

Translations for insignificant

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


of little value or importance; not significant

They paid me an insignificant sum of money; an insignificant person.

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