Importance and Unimportance


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Importance noun – The quality of being important and worthy of note.
Usage example: the importance of a well-balanced diet

Unimportance is an antonym for importance in topics: prominence, significance.
Nearby Words: important, import, importing, importantly, importation
Antonyms for Importance


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Unimportance noun – The quality of not being important or worthy of note.
Importance is an antonym for unimportance in topics: insignificance, humbleness.
Nearby Words: unimportant, unimportantly
Antonyms for Unimportance
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  • Despite the Inciting Incident's importance to the plot, it doesn't necessarily have to be a large event—it could be something as mundane as a phone call (in fact, in many non-heroic dramas it is a small thing of seeming unimportance.)
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Unimportance and Importance. (2016). Retrieved 2022, May 21, from
Importance & Unimportance. N.p., 2016. Web. 21 May. 2022. <>.
Unimportance or Importance. 2016. Accessed May 21, 2022.

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