Adjective "Unimportant" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ʌnɪmˈpɔːt(ə)nt/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Lacking in importance or significance.
  1. 'You worry too much, often about unimportant details.'
  2. 'It is the nature of every living being, whether big or small, important or unimportant, to strive for happiness.'
  3. 'I won't go into the idea in detail now as it's unimportant to the point I am trying to make.'
  4. 'Every activity is either important or unimportant, urgent or not urgent.'
  5. 'Police have asked anyone reporting a sighting of him to try and give as much detail as possible, even if it seems unimportant.'
  6. 'How success was achieved, argued Welch, was unimportant - it was just vital that it was achieved.'
  7. 'Devouring fashion has provided a uniquely unimportant and frivolous thing to direct all my worry towards.'
  8. 'It seems many people in this town instead prefer to focus on the minor and unimportant features of the town.'
  9. 'This is the bread of life, this unimportant failure to be perfect.'
  10. 'It is the ability to record the ordinary, seemingly unimportant detail that makes photography so democratic.'

Definitions

1. of much or great significance or consequence: an important event in world history.

2. mattering much (usually followed by to): details important to a fair decision.

3. entitled to more than ordinary consideration or notice: an important exception.

4. prominent or large: He played an important part in national politics.

5. of considerable influence or authority, as a person or position: an important scientist.

6. having social position or distinction, as a person

More examples(as adjective)

"uses can be unimportant to lands."

"uses can be unimportant to densities."

"uses can be unimportant to applications."

"sales can be unimportant by standards."

"people can be unimportant as producers."

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Origin

(important)