Meaning of “insignificant” in the English Dictionary

"insignificant" in British English

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insignificantadjective

uk /ˌɪn.sɪɡˈnɪf.ɪ.kənt/ us /ˌɪn.sɪɡˈnɪf.ə.kənt/
insignificantly
adverb uk /ˌɪn.sɪɡˈnɪf.ɪ.kənt.li/ us /ˌɪn.sɪɡˈnɪf.ə.kənt.li/
insignificance
noun [ U ] uk /ˌɪn.sɪɡˈnɪf.ɪ.kəns/ us /ˌɪn.sɪɡˈnɪf.ə.kəns/

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.

(Definition of “insignificant” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"insignificant" in American English

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insignificantadjective

us /ˌɪn·sɪɡˈnɪf·ɪ·kənt/

not important or thought to be valuable:

Her problems seemed pretty insignificant compared to her brother’s.
insignificance
noun [ U ] us /ˌɪn·sɪɡˈnɪf·ɪ·kəns/

My colleagues despised this man for his insignificance.
insignificantly
adverb /ˌɪn·sɪɡˈnɪf·ɪ·kənt·li/

(Definition of “insignificant” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)