What does insignificant mean?

Definitions for insignificant
ˌɪn sɪgˈnɪf ɪ kəntin·signif·i·cant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. insignificant, undistinguishedadjective

    not worthy of notice

  2. insignificantadjective

    signifying nothing

    "insignificant sounds"

  3. insignificant, peanutadjective

    of little importance or influence or power; of minor status

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

  4. insignificant, unimportantadjective

    devoid of importance, meaning, or force


  1. insignificantadjective

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

    Such things are insignificant details compared to the main goal.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Insignificantadjective

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

  2. Insignificantadjective

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

  3. Insignificantadjective

    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.

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  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

Examples of insignificant in a Sentence

  1. Thomas Merton:

    The truth that many people never understand, until it is too late, is that the more you try to avoid suffering the more you suffer because smaller and more insignificant things begin to torture you in proportion to your fear of being hurt.

  2. Cometan:

    The moment we realise our place as insignificant, we can use our human power of the mind to build something of significance and this is what I intend to achieve; all that I wish to do is to create to contribute and to be remembered for my contribution to humanity’s progression.


    Success is not just all about what you've acquired, it transcends that. It is more of what you've succeeded in doing with it (what you've acquired). Besides that, what you have or what you know does not count. Oh! yes, what really counts is just the lives that you've enriched or touched with it. In other words, whatever you have or whatever you know is insignificant, until and unless you enrich someone else's life or other people's lives with it. You can say I said so. ~Emeasoba George

  4. Cometan:

    It’s funny how a once big problem, can soon seem so insignificant.

  5. Jamal Hameedi:

    [ The Ranger Raptor ] really is the best handling pickup truck I’ve driven and not by an insignificant margin, the watt’s link and everything, I think it would go pretty well in America.

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    an utterance expressing pain or disapproval
    • A. moan
    • B. obligate
    • C. jeopardize
    • D. condemn

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