Definition of unimportant in English:

unimportant

adjective

  • Lacking in importance or significance.

    ‘trivial and unimportant details’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Britain's most important trunk road starts somewhere rather unimportant.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘It is for the parties to decide whether they wish to be bound and, if so, by what terms, whether important or unimportant.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘This is the bread of life, this unimportant failure to be perfect.’
    • ‘You worry too much, often about unimportant details.’
    • ‘It seems many people in this town instead prefer to focus on the minor and unimportant features of the town.’
    • ‘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 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.’
    • ‘That sounds awfully dramatic, but it's actually quite depressingly trivial and unimportant.’
    • ‘Its unnecessary; the only musical statement it makes is how unimportant and irrelevant this band are now.’
    • ‘I won't go into the idea in detail now as it's unimportant to the point I am trying to make.’
    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

/ˌənəmˈpɔrtnt//ˌənəmˈpôrtnt/