One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The quality of being too small or unimportant to be worth consideration.‘he is aware of his own insignificance within the bigger picture’
- ‘They all pale into complete insignificance when compared with the beautiful and well-constructed Wuthering Heights.’
- ‘The script is laced with insignificance.’
- ‘Our evolution has been mired in regressive politics and leaders who misdirect public policy on diversionary insignificancy.’
- ‘Watching him dance made everything else pale into insignificance.’
- ‘Like a mountain, a large building can remind us of our own insignificance.’
- ‘Canadian consumers appear to have understood the insignificance of the health risk.’
- ‘The insignificance of poems that directly describe an unmediated experience is the emperor without clothes.’
- ‘Rarely does a performer with such negligible talent flaunt his insignificance with such wanton panache.’
- ‘The greater part have spent their time in the most listless and insipid indolence, chagrined at the thoughts of their own insignificancy.’
- ‘To trivialize its message is to comment on our own insignificance.’
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