insignificant insignificant  /ˌɪn sɪɡ ˈnjɪ fɪ kənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) not worthy of notice
  2. (adj) signifying nothing
  3. (adj) of little importance or influence or power; of minor status
  4. (adj) devoid of importance, meaning, or force

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Except for insignificant rainfall, Egypt depends totally on the Nile for irrigation and power.
  2. But to this list of indignities, add one that could make the others seem genuinely insignificant.
  3. Winston Churchill called them The British and Imperial Army of the Nile, but scattered on the dark desert, they looked insignificant.

News

  1. Transcendental pizza

    It’s funny how something seemingly insignificant can change your outlook on life. My wife and I were cruising around Salt Lake City in the familiar dinnertime haze, that phenomenon where you’re hungry but don’t want to cook/pay for food. It’s quite a dilemma; anyone who has suffered through it will agree with me. We continue to drive until we [...]
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Weber State University Signpost

  2. Tribe commentary: Tito’s time of reckoning is here

    Whether he liked it or not, Terry Francona was viewed as a savior when the Indians hired him in the offseason. As a two-time world champion manager, Francona was brought aboard to change the landscape in Cleveland and rescue the Indians from insignificant, playoff-less oblivion. Well, Tito, you’ve got some savin’ to do. Francona’s Indians are in ... Read More
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Medina County Gazette

  3. Indians Commentary: It’s time to save the ship, Tito

    Whether he liked it or not, Terry Francona was viewed as a savior when the Indians hired him in the offseason. As a two-time world champion manager, Francona was brought aboard to change the landscape in Cleveland and rescue the Indians from insignificant, playoff-less oblivion. Well, Tito, you’ve got some savin’ to do. Francona’s Indians [...] The post Indians Commentary: It’s time to save the ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Chronicle-Telegram

Quotes

  1. In an interview, Romney said capturing Bin Laden would achieve only "a very insignificant increase in safety" and that it was "not worth moving heaven and earth spending billions of dollars just trying to catch one person."
    on Apr 30, 2007 By: Mitt Romney Source: Radar Online

  2. McCain told the National Restaurant Association today in Chicago: "Obviously, Iran isn'ta superpower and doesn't possess the military power the Soviet Union had. But that does not mean that the threat posed by Iran is insignificant. On the contrary,...
    on May 19, 2008 By: John McCain Source: Boston Globe

  3. "We have both fought hard throughout the country, both of us, for delegates and the fact that we're willing to essentially cede her delegates we do not think is an insignificant gesture on our part," Obama campaign manager David Plouffe said....
    on May 31, 2006 By: David Plouffe Source: 940 News

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