Definition of unimportant in English:

unimportant

adjective

  • Lacking in importance or significance.

    ‘trivial and unimportant details’
    • ‘Rather, you should recognize that all our everyday concerns and worries are really petty and unimportant.’
    • ‘I won't go into the idea in detail now as it's unimportant to the point I am trying to make.’
    • ‘Britain's most important trunk road starts somewhere rather unimportant.’
    • ‘Police have asked anyone reporting a sighting of him to try and give as much detail as possible, even if it seems unimportant.’
    • ‘It is for the parties to decide whether they wish to be bound and, if so, by what terms, whether important or unimportant.’
    • ‘The public needs to see how useful mathematics can be, not how it can be applied to unimportant, meaningless things.’
    • ‘Devouring fashion has provided a uniquely unimportant and frivolous thing to direct all my worry towards.’
    • ‘Its unnecessary; the only musical statement it makes is how unimportant and irrelevant this band are now.’
    • ‘How success was achieved, argued Welch, was unimportant - it was just vital that it was achieved.’
    • ‘This is the bread of life, this unimportant failure to be perfect.’
    • ‘You worry too much, often about unimportant details.’
    • ‘It is the ability to record the ordinary, seemingly unimportant detail that makes photography so democratic.’
    • ‘It is the nature of every living being, whether big or small, important or unimportant, to strive for happiness.’
    • ‘Every activity is either important or unimportant, urgent or not urgent.’
    • ‘But those objectives are relatively unimportant when set against the question of what follows.’
    • ‘Nothing really matters since you are so taken by the immensity of the world that your own life seems unimportant by comparison.’
    • ‘Look at the intricate beauty of the leaves on the trees and see that our petty desires are so unimportant.’
    • ‘Before warming there was a significant but clinically unimportant difference in hand temperatures.’
    • ‘That sounds awfully dramatic, but it's actually quite depressingly trivial and unimportant.’
    • ‘It seems many people in this town instead prefer to focus on the minor and unimportant features of the town.’
    insignificant, inconsequential, trivial, minor, slight, trifling, of little importance, of no importance, of little consequence, of no consequence, of no account, of no moment, non-essential, immaterial, irrelevant, peripheral, extraneous, not worth mentioning, not worth speaking of, petty, paltry, insubstantial, light, inconsiderable, superficial, inferior, worthless, nugatory, pointless, frivolous
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Pronunciation

unimportant

/ʌnɪmˈpɔːt(ə)nt/