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insignificant

in·sig·nif·i·cant

insignificant

pronunciation:
In sihg nI fih knt
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having no value, importance, or significance; trivial.
an insignificant book
synonyms:
inconsequential, inconsiderable, nugatory, petty, picayune, slight, trifling, trivial, unimportant
antonyms:
consequential, considerable, important, mighty, momentous, notable, significant, substantial, supreme
similar words:
empty, frivolous, futile, immaterial, inessential, inferior, insubstantial, light, minor, negligible, niggling, piddling, scrub, second-rate, small, vain, valueless, worthless
definition 2: so small as to be not worthy of consideration; negligible.
an insignificant fee
synonyms:
inconsiderable, negligible, nominal, paltry, piddling, trifling
antonyms:
mighty, stupendous, vast
similar words:
dinky, low, minute, one-horse, picayune, slight, small, tiny, token, two-bit
definition 3: having little or no meaning.
an insignificant remark
synonyms:
inconsequential, meaningless
antonyms:
significant
similar words:
indifferent, pointless, purposeless, trifling, trivial, unimportant
derivations: insignificantly (adv.), insignificance (n.)