Definition of unimportant in English:

unimportant

adjective

  • Lacking in importance or significance.

    ‘trivial and unimportant details’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Its unnecessary; the only musical statement it makes is how unimportant and irrelevant this band are now.’
    • ‘Nothing really matters since you are so taken by the immensity of the world that your own life seems unimportant by comparison.’
    • ‘It is the nature of every living being, whether big or small, important or unimportant, to strive for happiness.’
    • ‘That sounds awfully dramatic, but it's actually quite depressingly trivial and unimportant.’
    • ‘Before warming there was a significant but clinically unimportant difference in hand temperatures.’
    • ‘Police have asked anyone reporting a sighting of him to try and give as much detail as possible, even if it seems unimportant.’
    • ‘Britain's most important trunk road starts somewhere rather unimportant.’
    • ‘This is the bread of life, this unimportant failure to be perfect.’
    • ‘Every activity is either important or unimportant, urgent or not urgent.’
    • ‘You worry too much, often about unimportant details.’
    • ‘It is for the parties to decide whether they wish to be bound and, if so, by what terms, whether important or unimportant.’
    • ‘How success was achieved, argued Welch, was unimportant - it was just vital that it was achieved.’
    • ‘Rather, you should recognize that all our everyday concerns and worries are really petty and unimportant.’
    • ‘Devouring fashion has provided a uniquely unimportant and frivolous thing to direct all my worry towards.’
    • ‘Look at the intricate beauty of the leaves on the trees and see that our petty desires are so unimportant.’
    • ‘But those objectives are relatively unimportant when set against the question of what follows.’
    • ‘It is the ability to record the ordinary, seemingly unimportant detail that makes photography so democratic.’
    • ‘The public needs to see how useful mathematics can be, not how it can be applied to unimportant, meaningless things.’
    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

/ˌənəmˈpôrtnt//ˌənəmˈpɔrtnt/