insignificant: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (in"sig-nif'i-kunt), [key]
— 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 bureaucrat.
  4. without weight of character; contemptible: an insignificant fellow.
  5. without meaning; meaningless: insignificant sounds.
  1. a word, thing, or person without significance.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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