Insignificant and Slight


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

Slight is a synonym for insignificant in size topic. In some cases you can use "Slight" instead the word "Insignificant" as an adjective or a noun, when it comes to topics like worthless, insubstantial, scanty. popular alternative
Nearby Words: insignificance, insignificancy, insignificantly
Synonyms for Insignificant


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Slight adjective – Lacking importance.
Usage example: a slight comedy that did nothing to further her career

Insignificant is a synonym for slight in small topic. You can use "Insignificant" instead an adjective "Slight", if it concerns topics such as property, size, worthless, insubstantial. popular alternative
Nearby Words: slightly, slighted, slighting, slightingly
Synonyms for Slight

Things that words describes

movement insignificant movement slight movement
problem insignificant problem slight problem
amount insignificant amount slight amount
example insignificant example slight example
Other nouns: difference, resistance, damage, drawback, problems.

Both words in one sentence

  • Say that his power lies in words and looks; in things so slight and insignificant that it is impossible to add and count 'em up: what then?
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