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Lacking in importance or significance:‘trivial and unimportant details’
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, frivoloussmall-time, piddling, small-fry, no great shakestwopenny-halfpenny, tinpotdinky, picayuneView synonyms
- ‘You worry too much, often about unimportant details.’
- ‘Britain's most important trunk road starts somewhere rather unimportant.’
- ‘It is the nature of every living being, whether big or small, important or unimportant, to strive for happiness.’
- ‘The public needs to see how useful mathematics can be, not how it can be applied to unimportant, meaningless things.’
- ‘How success was achieved, argued Welch, was unimportant - it was just vital that it was achieved.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Devouring fashion has provided a uniquely unimportant and frivolous thing to direct all my worry towards.’
- ‘But those objectives are relatively unimportant when set against the question of what follows.’
- ‘That sounds awfully dramatic, but it's actually quite depressingly trivial and unimportant.’
- ‘Nothing really matters since you are so taken by the immensity of the world that your own life seems unimportant by comparison.’
- ‘Rather, you should recognize that all our everyday concerns and worries are really petty and unimportant.’
- ‘It is the ability to record the ordinary, seemingly unimportant detail that makes photography so democratic.’
- ‘Every activity is either important or unimportant, urgent or not urgent.’
- ‘I won't go into the idea in detail now as it's unimportant to the point I am trying to make.’
- ‘It seems many people in this town instead prefer to focus on the minor and unimportant features of the town.’
- ‘This is the bread of life, this unimportant failure to be perfect.’
- ‘Look at the intricate beauty of the leaves on the trees and see that our petty desires are so unimportant.’
- ‘Its unnecessary; the only musical statement it makes is how unimportant and irrelevant this band are now.’
- ‘Before warming there was a significant but clinically unimportant difference in hand temperatures.’
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