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1. unimportant

adjective. ['ənɪmˈpɔrtənt'] not important.

Synonyms

  • trivial
  • potty
  • inessential
  • importance
  • niggling
  • piddling
  • insignificant
  • picayune
  • immaterial
  • unessential
  • little
  • inconsequential
  • piffling
  • lightweight
  • fiddling
  • indifferent
  • petty
  • footling
  • inconsequent
  • nickel-and-dime
  • small-time
  • meaningless
  • lilliputian

Antonyms

  • essential
  • important
  • unimportance
  • significant

Etymology

  • important (English)
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Unimportant

  • arrogant
  • constant
  • current
  • current
  • different
  • different
  • important
  • independent
  • recent
  • self-dormant
  • significant
  • significant
  • unpleasant
  • unrepentant
  • unrepentant

Example sentences of the word unimportant


1. Adjective
For people who feel isolated or unimportant, something as simple as listening can boost their confidence and self-esteem.

Quotes containing the word unimportant


1. I'm sorry for my inability to let unimportant things go, for my inability to hold on to the important things.
- Jonathan Safran Foer

2. It is not so much the major events as the small day-to-day decisions that map the course of our living. . . Our lives are, in reality, the sum total of our seemingly unimportant decisions and of our capacity to live by those decisions.
- Gordon B. Hinckley

3. Lord, when I feel that what I'm doing is insignificant and unimportant, help me to remember that everything I do is significant and important in your eyes, because you love me and you put me here, and no one else can do what I am doing in exactly the way I do it.
- Brennan Manning, Souvenirs of Solitude: Finding Rest in Abba's Embrace

2. unimportant

adjective. ['ənɪmˈpɔrtənt'] devoid of importance, meaning, or force.

Synonyms

  • nonmeaningful
  • hole-in-corner
  • trivial
  • hole-and-corner
  • flimsy
  • superficial
  • meaningless
  • light
  • fragile
  • inappreciable
  • thin
  • tenuous
  • slight
  • insignificant

Antonyms

  • insignificance
  • significant
  • purposeful
  • serious

Etymology

  • important (English)
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))
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