What does immaterial mean?

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ˌɪm əˈtɪər i əlim·ma·te·ri·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. immaterialadjective

    of no importance or relevance especially to a law case

    "an objection that is immaterial after the fact"

  2. incorporeal, immaterialadjective

    without material form or substance

    "an incorporeal spirit"

  3. immaterial, nonmaterialadjective

    not consisting of matter

    "immaterial apparitions"; "ghosts and other immaterial entities"

  4. extraneous, immaterial, impertinent, orthogonaladjective

    not pertinent to the matter under consideration

    "an issue extraneous to the debate"; "the price was immaterial"; "mentioned several impertinent facts before finally coming to the point"

  5. immaterial, indifferentadjective

    (often followed by `to') lacking importance; not mattering one way or the other

    "whether you choose to do it or not is a matter that is quite immaterial (or indifferent)"; "what others think is altogether indifferent to him"


  1. immaterialadjective

    Having no matter or substance.

    Because ghosts are immaterial, they can pass through walls.

  2. immaterialadjective


    Objection, Your Honour! The defendant's criminal record is immaterial to this case.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Immaterialadjective

    not consisting of matter; incorporeal; spiritual; disembodied

  2. Immaterialadjective

    of no substantial consequence; without weight or significance; unimportant; as, it is wholly immaterial whether he does so or not

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Immaterial

    im-a-tē′ri-al, adj. not consisting of matter: incorporeal: unimportant.—v.t. Immatē′rialise, to separate from matter.—ns. Immate′rialism, the doctrine that there is no material substance; Immatē′rialist, one who believes in this; Immaterial′ity, the quality of being immaterial or of not consisting of matter.—adv. Immatē′rially.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of immaterial in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of immaterial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of immaterial in a Sentence

  1. Brian Wieser:

    It's safe to say that Tumblr is pretty immaterial to Oath these days -- there is relatively little ad revenue there, changes probably wouldn't be noticeable to Oath, let alone to Verizon.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    It is always a great honour to mention a truth which has not become widespread yet. One of these truths is that man has no soul; he has only 'body' and 'mind'. Man's unshakable belief on the soul will not change this scientific truth! No belief can be higher than the scientific truths! Man can be born, can walk and work and can think without owning a mysterious and an immaterial soul! The soullessness of the man is a great tragedy both for the man and for the religion. But Man, contrary to the religion, will come out with triumph from this tragedy.

  3. Michael Palladino:

    A woman should not have to surrender confidential intimate information that's immaterial to the case to defend herself against a sexual predator.

  4. Michael Palladino:

    The The Manhattan DA DA's office needs to enter the 21st century. This is the age of technology. People keep loads of personal info on their phones that they prefer remains confidential, a woman should not have to surrender confidential intimate information that's immaterial to the case to defend herself against a sexual predator.

  5. Justice Department lawyer Robert Parker:

    Congress has specifically attended to all false statements under oath in these types of proceedings, it has specifically provided that it is a crime to lie under oath in the naturalization process, even about an immaterial matter, and it has provided that certain of those immaterial lies are categorical bars to naturalization.

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    the verbal act of urging on
    • A. instigation
    • B. sapling
    • C. confrere
    • D. ventricle

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