Insignificant and Important


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Insignificant adjective – Lacking importance.
Usage example: an insignificant detail that we can safely ignore

Important is an antonym for insignificant in topics: unimportant, significant, not important.
Nearby Words: insignificance, insignificancy, insignificantly
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Important adjective – Having great meaning or lasting effect.
Usage example: the discovery of penicillin was a very important event in the history of medicine

Insignificant is an antonym for important in topics: significant, valuable, unimportant, eminent.
Nearby Words: importance, importantly, importation
Antonyms for Important
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Things that words describes

person insignificant person important person
character insignificant character important character
man insignificant man important man
role insignificant role important role
Other nouns: part, event, detail, stuff, aspect, fact, figure, example, characters, difference, nothing, details, items, matters, events, objects, pieces, roles, decisions.
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