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English definition of “insignificant”

insignificant

adjective uk   /ˌɪn.sɪɡˈnɪf.ɪ.kənt/ us  
C1 small or not noticeable, and therefore not considered important : Why bother arguing about such an insignificant amount of money? The difference between the two results was insignificant.
insignificantly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
insignificance
noun [U] uk   /-kəns/ us  
The traumas of my own upbringing pale/fade into insignificance (= seem very unimportant) when I hear stories about the way Peter's parents treated him.
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