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English definition of “pale into insignificance”

pale into insignificance

to seem not important when compared with something else: Everything else that happened in my life pales into insignificance beside that one event.Failing and doing badly
(Definition of pale into insignificance from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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