Insignificant and Significant


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

Significant is an antonym for insignificant in topics: unimportant, not important.
Nearby Words: insignificance, insignificancy, insignificantly
Antonyms for Insignificant


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Significant adjective – Having great meaning or lasting effect.
Usage example: made a significant change in the procedure for applying for citizenship

Insignificant is an antonym for significant in topics: important, telling.
Nearby Words: significance, significantly, signification
Antonyms for Significant
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Things that words describes

character insignificant character significant character
role insignificant role significant role
part insignificant part significant part
event insignificant event significant event
Other nouns: detail, problem, amount, portion, number, time, example, characters, fraction, difference, population, nothing, details, events, problems, roles, amounts.

Both words in one sentence

  • Faux Symbolism aka: What Do You Mean Its Not Symbolic Chrono Crusade teeters back and forth on the "significant/insignificant" line.
  • Literature / The Obernewtyn Chronicles In fact, he probably counts as a Chekhov's Boomerang, considering the number of times seemingly insignificant things related to him at the time being ridiculously significant later.
  • Literature / Vorkosigan Saga aka: Komarr Insignificant Little Blue Planet: Earth is a strategic backwater, as an isolated cul-de-sac in the wormhole nexus, but it is still diplomatically and culturally significant:But Earth still reigned, if it did not rule, culturally supreme.
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