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insignificant adj
1 not large enough to consider or notice [syn: trivial]
2 not worthy of notice [syn: undistinguished]
3 signifying nothing; "insignificant sounds"; "his picayune and unmeaning"- R.B. Pearsall [syn: unmeaning]
4 of little importance or influence or power; of minor status; "a minor, insignificant bureaucrat"; "peanut politicians" [syn: peanut]
5 not important or noteworthy [syn: unimportant] [ant: significant]

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  1. Not significant; not important, consequential, or having a noticeable effect.
    Such things are insignificant details compared to the main goal.


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