insignificant

insignificant
adj.
VERBS
appear, be, feel, look, seem

He made her feel insignificant.

become
remain
consider sth, deem sth

an event that was considered insignificant

ADVERB
very
completely, quite, utterly
almost
fairly, rather, relatively
apparently, seemingly
clinically, statistically

These results are statistically insignificant.

Insignificant is used with these nouns: ↑detail

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • Insignificant — In sig*nif i*cant, a. 1. Not significant; void of signification, sense, or import; meaningless; as, insignificant words. [1913 Webster] 2. Having no weight or effect; answering no purpose; unimportant; valueless; futile. [1913 Webster] Laws must… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • insignificant — I adjective beneath consideration, collateral, expendable, frivolous, futile, ignoble, immaterial, inapposite, inappreciable, incidental, inconsequential, inconsiderable, indifferent, inferior, irrelevant, meager, meaningless, mediocre, minor,… …   Law dictionary

  • insignificant — 1650s, from IN (Cf. in ) (1) not, opposite of + SIGNIFICANT (Cf. significant). Related: Insignificantly …   Etymology dictionary

  • insignificant — [adj] not important; of no consequence casual, immaterial, inappreciable, inconsequential, inconsiderable, infinitesimal, irrelevant, lesser, light, lightweight*, little, meager, meaningless, minim, minimal, minor, minuscule, minute, negligible,… …   New thesaurus

  • insignificant — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having little or no importance or value. DERIVATIVES insignificance noun insignificancy noun insignificantly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • insignificant — [in΄sig nif′i kənt] adj. [ IN 2 + SIGNIFICANT] 1. having little or no meaning 2. having little or no importance; trivial 3. small; unimposing 4. low in position, character, etc.; mean insignificance n. insignificancy …   English World dictionary

  • insignificant — insignificantly, adv. /in sig nif i keuhnt/, adj. 1. unimportant, trifling, or petty: Omit the insignificant details. 2. too small to be important: an insignificant sum. 3. of no consequence, influence, or distinction: a minor, insignificant… …   Universalium

  • insignificant — meaningless meaningless adj. having no meaning; of no value; as, a meaningless endeavor; a meaningless life; a meaningless explanation. Opposite of {meaningful}. [Narrower terms: {insignificant ; {mindless, unmeaning ; {nonsense(prenominal),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • insignificant — in|sig|nif|i|cant [ˌınsıgˈnıfıkənt] adj too small or unimportant to consider or worry about = ↑trivial ▪ You realize that your problems are insignificant in comparison. insignificant number/amount >insignificantly adv >insignificance n [U] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • insignificant — in|sig|nif|i|cant [ ,ınsıg nıfıkənt ] adjective not large or important enough to be worth considering: insignificant details I felt very insignificant in the company of such renowned experts. ╾ in|sig|nif|i|cant|ly adverb …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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