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To other people they may be insignificant little jumps but to us they are great leaps. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It looks almost insignificant from the road and for most of a lengthy pedestrian approach. A Guide to Megalithic Ireland (1992)But sometimes seemingly insignificant details are just what they seem. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)You feel insignificant measured against the great crags. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)No item was too small or insignificant to list as stolen. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In the grand scheme of cricket this is relatively insignificant. Times, Sunday Times (2010)An insignificant little man had been able to kill. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Sharing our vulnerabilities makes us feel less insignificant. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Let us offer a small but not insignificant example. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And the fact that they can make one feel so insignificant. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She views herself as so small and insignificant that if she existed in a normal body she would rattle around. Beyond Chaotic Eating (1993)It made me feel dreadfully insignificant. Anne of Green Gables (1872)There is a temptation to view what is in absolute terms an enormous sum as a relatively insignificant percentage of overall costs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)While his death is statistically insignificant, symbolically it is crucial. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In its impact on each of us, it makes the banking scandals look almost insignificant. The Sun (2013)Be aware that you're being tested with seemingly insignificant issues. Christianity Today (2000)Compared to life, the little things seem insignificant. The Sun (2016)The difference was statistically insignificant. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The cost is almost insignificant. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)The results are as depressing as they are challenging, with seemingly insignificant bumps and bruises often resulting in frantic consultations with medical experts. Times, Sunday Times (2008)While seemingly insignificant, these translations have had enormous impact on how we view the Bible. WALKING THE BIBLE (2001)In 1999 the first UK gambling prevalence study suggested that remote or online gambling was so small as to be statistically insignificant. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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British English: insignificant ADJECTIVE
Something that is insignificant is unimportant, especially because it is very small.
Back then this was a small, insignificant city.
Definition of insignificant from the Collins English Dictionary
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