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im·ma·te·ri·al

 (ĭm′ə-tîr′ē-əl)
adj.
1. Of no importance or relevance; inconsequential or irrelevant. See Synonyms at irrelevant.
2. Having no material body or form.

im′ma·te′ri·al·ly adv.

immaterial

(ˌɪməˈtɪərɪəl)
adj
1. of no real importance; inconsequential
2. not formed of matter; incorporeal; spiritual
ˌimmaˌteriˈality, ˌimmaˈterialness n
ˌimmaˈterially adv

im•ma•te•ri•al

(ˌɪm əˈtɪər i əl)

adj.
1. of no essential consequence; unimportant.
2. not material; incorporeal; spiritual.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin]
im`ma•te′ri•al•ly, adv.
im`ma•te′ri•al•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.immaterial - of no importance or relevance especially to a law case; "an objection that is immaterial after the fact"
material - directly relevant to a matter especially a law case; "his support made a material difference"; "evidence material to the issue at hand"; "facts likely to influence the judgment are called material facts"; "a material witness"
2.immaterial - without material form or substance; "an incorporeal spirit"
unbodied - having no body
3.immaterial - not consisting of matter; "immaterial apparitions"; "ghosts and other immaterial entities"
insubstantial, unsubstantial, unreal - lacking material form or substance; unreal; "as insubstantial as a dream"; "an insubstantial mirage on the horizon"
material - derived from or composed of matter; "the material universe"
4.immaterial - not pertinent to the matter under consideration; "an issue extraneous to the debate"; "the price was immaterial"; "mentioned several impertinent facts before finally coming to the point"
irrelevant - having no bearing on or connection with the subject at issue; "an irrelevant comment"; "irrelevant allegations"
5.immaterial - (often followed by `to') lacking importance; not mattering one way or the other; "whether you choose to do it or not is a matter that is quite immaterial (or indifferent)"; "what others think is altogether indifferent to him"
unimportant - not important; "a relatively unimportant feature of the system"; "the question seems unimportant"

immaterial

adjective irrelevant, insignificant, unimportant, unnecessary, trivial, trifling, inconsequential, extraneous, inconsiderable, of no importance, of no consequence, inessential, a matter of indifference, of little account, inapposite Whether we like him or not is immaterial.
irrelevant important, significant, essential, crucial, material, relevant, germane

immaterial

adjective
1. Not relevant or pertinent to the subject; not applicable:
Translations

immaterial

[ˌɪməˈtɪərɪəl] ADJ
1. (= irrelevant) → irrelevante
that is quite immaterialeso no tiene ninguna importancia, eso es irrelevante
the difference between them is immaterial to mela diferencia entre ellos me es indiferente
it is immaterial whetherno importa si ...
2. (= incorporeal) → inmaterial, incorpóreo

immaterial

[ˌɪməˈtɪəriəl] adj
to be immaterial → ne pas être la question
Whether we like him or not is immaterial → Que nous l'aimions ou non n'est pas la question.

immaterial

adj
(= unimportant) objection, questionnebensächlich, unwesentlich, bedeutungslos; it is quite immaterial to me (whether) …es ist für mich ohne Bedeutung or unwichtig, (ob) …; that’s (quite) immaterialdas spielt keine Rolle, das ist egal
(Philos etc) → immateriell

immaterial

[ˌɪməˈtɪərɪəl] adjirrilevante, insignificante
it is immaterial whether → poco importa se or che + sub
that's quite immaterial to me → questo non ha alcuna importanza per me
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But for these poor rogues, the bank-robbers,--who, after all, are about as honest as nine people in ten, except that they disregard certain formalities, and prefer to transact business at midnight rather than 'Change-hours, --and for these murderers, as you phrase it, who are often excusable in the motives of their deed, and deserve to be ranked among public benefactors, if we consider only its result,--for unfortunate individuals like these, I really cannot applaud the enlistment of an immaterial and miraculous power in the universal world-hunt at their heels
Reminiscences, the most trifling and immaterial, passages of infancy and school-days, sports, childish quarrels, and the little domestic traits of her maiden years, came swarming back upon her, intermingled with recollections of whatever was gravest in her subsequent life; one picture precisely as vivid as another; as if all were of similar importance, or all alike a play.
At length, perchance, the immaterial heaven will appear as much higher to the American mind, and the intimations that star it as much brighter.
She comforted her father better than she could comfort herself, by representing that though he certainly would make them nine, yet he always said so little, that the increase of noise would be very immaterial.
She just noticed that they were not in Noel Vanstone's handwriting; and, passing over them instantly, as immaterial to the object in view, turned the leaves of the letter, and transferred her attention to the opening sentences on the first page.
I could have thrown my bootjack at him (it lay ready on the rug), for having entrapped me into the disclosure of anything concerning Agnes, however immaterial.
The circumstances of their evidence would have been, in modern days, divided into two classes those which were immaterial, and those which were actually and physically impossible.
If you really can cure, it is immaterial when you do it.
If we make the latter supposition, it then becomes immaterial where the power in question is placed -- whether in their hands or in those of the Union.
There is abundant reason, nevertheless, to suppose that immaterial as these objections were, they would have been adhered to with a very dangerous inflexibility, in some States, had not a zeal for their opinions and supposed interests been stifled by the more powerful sentiment of selfpreservation.
I knew well that I risked death; for any drug that so potently controlled and shook the very fortress of identity, might, by the least scruple of an overdose or at the least inopportunity in the moment of exhibition, utterly blot out that immaterial tabernacle which I looked to it to change.
Our mental existences, which are immaterial and have no dimensions, are passing along the Time-Dimension with a uniform velocity from the cradle to the grave.