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. James Mattis:

    The first time you blow someone away is not an insignificant event.

  2. Aldous Huxley:

    All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.

  3. Mahatma Gandhi:

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

  4. Mahathma Gandhi:

    Almost anything you do is insignificant, But it is very important that you do it.

  5. Annie Sullivan:

    People seldom see the halting and painful steps by which the most insignificant success is achieved.

Images & Illustrations of insignificant

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