What does insignificant mean?

Definitions for insignificantˌɪn sɪgˈnɪf ɪ kənt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word insignificant.

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


  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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Insignificant

    in-sig-nif′i-kant, adj. destitute of meaning: without effect: unimportant: petty.—ns. Insignif′icance, Insignif′icancy.—adv. Insignif′icantly.—adj. Insignif′icātive, not significative or expressing by external signs.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of insignificant in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of insignificant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mahatma Gandhi:

    Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.

  2. Sri da Avabhas:

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

  3. Keith Flail:

    I mean the point is it's not an insignificant event (Lockheed-Sikorsky deal) but it's not ... sky is falling kind of event either.

  4. Kahlil Gibran:

    The person you consider ignorant and insignificant is the one who came from God, that he might learn bliss from grief and knowledge from gloom.

  5. Charles A. Cerami:

    Most great men and women are not perfectly rounded in their personalities, but are instead people whose one driving enthusiasm is so great it makes their faults seem insignificant.

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