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Wordnet 3.0


1. not worthy of notice;
[syn: insignificant, undistinguished]

2. signifying nothing;
- Example: "insignificant sounds"

3. of little importance or influence or power; of minor status;
- Example: "a minor, insignificant bureaucrat"
- Example: "peanut politicians"
[syn: insignificant, peanut]

4. devoid of importance, meaning, or force;
[syn: insignificant, unimportant]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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 be insignificant without the sanction of rewards and punishments. --Bp. Wilkins. [1913 Webster] 3. Without weight of character or social standing; mean; contemptible; as, an insignificant person. Syn: Unimportant; immaterial; inconsiderable; small; inferior; trivial; mean; contemptible. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

insignificant adj 1: not worthy of notice [syn: insignificant, undistinguished] 2: signifying nothing; "insignificant sounds" 3: of little importance or influence or power; of minor status; "a minor, insignificant bureaucrat"; "peanut politicians" [syn: insignificant, peanut] 4: devoid of importance, meaning, or force [syn: insignificant, unimportant] [ant: important, significant]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

74 Moby Thesaurus words for "insignificant": aimless, back-burner, casual, cursory, depthless, designless, dinky, dispensable, empty, few, footling, garbled, immaterial, importless, inane, inappreciable, inconsequential, inconsiderable, inessential, inferior, insubstantial, irrelevant, lesser, light, little, low, meager, meaningless, miniature, minor, minute, negligible, niggling, no great shakes, nonconnotative, nondenotative, nonessential, not vital, nugatory, null, paltry, petit, petty, phatic, picayune, picayunish, piddling, pointless, puny, purportless, purposeless, scrambled, secondary, senseless, shallow, shoestring, short, skin-deep, small, small-beer, small-fry, small-time, superficial, technical, tiny, trifling, trivial, unessential, unimportant, unimpressive, unmeaning, unnoteworthy, unsignificant, unsubstantial