unimportant


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un·im·por·tant

 (ŭn′ĭm-pôr′tnt)
adj.
Not important; insignificant or petty.

un′im·por′tance n.

unimportant

(ˌʌnɪmˈpɔːtənt)
adj
lacking in significance or value: unimportant matters.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unimportant - not important; "a relatively unimportant feature of the system"; "the question seems unimportant"
inessential, unessential - not basic or fundamental
meaningless, nonmeaningful - having no meaning or direction or purpose; "a meaningless endeavor"; "a meaningless life"; "a verbose but meaningless explanation"
unimportant, insignificant - devoid of importance, meaning, or force
important, of import - of great significance or value; "important people"; "the important questions of the day"
2.unimportant - devoid of importance, meaning, or force
unimportant - not important; "a relatively unimportant feature of the system"; "the question seems unimportant"
meaningless, nonmeaningful - having no meaning or direction or purpose; "a meaningless endeavor"; "a meaningless life"; "a verbose but meaningless explanation"

unimportant

unimportant

adjective
Translations
nedůležitý
uvigtig
vähäpätöinen
nevažan
重要でない
중요하지 않은
oviktig
ไม่สำคัญ
tầm thường

unimportant

[ˈʌnɪmˈpɔːtənt] ADJsin importancia
they talked of unimportant thingshablaron de cosas sin importancia
the problem itself is relatively unimportantel problema en sí tiene relativamente poca importancia

unimportant

[ˌʌnɪmˈpɔːrtənt] adjsans importance

unimportant

adjunwichtig, unbedeutend; detail alsounwesentlich

unimportant

[ˌʌnɪmˈpɔːtənt] adj (matter) → senza importanza, di scarsa importanza; (detail) → trascurabile

unimportant

غَيْرُ هَامّ nedůležitý uvigtig unwichtig επουσιώδης sin importancia vähäpätöinen futile nevažan trascurabile 重要でない 중요하지 않은 onbelangrijk uviktig nieważny sem importância неважный oviktig ไม่สำคัญ önemsiz tầm thường 不重要的
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And I consider my idea very important, but it turns out really to be as unimportant too, even if it were carried out, as doing for that bear.
The messenger of Fortune had only executed a few unimportant commissions, such as saving a new bonnet from a shower of rain, etc.
If I might offer any apology for so exaggerated a fiction as the Barnacles and the Circumlocution Office, I would seek it in the common experience of an Englishman, without presuming to mention the unimportant fact of my having done that violence to good manners, in the days of a Russian war, and of a Court of Inquiry at Chelsea.
Neither German nor chemistry was taught, and French only by the form-masters; they could keep order better than a foreigner, and, since they knew the grammar as well as any Frenchman, it seemed unimportant that none of them could have got a cup of coffee in the restaurant at Boulogne unless the waiter had known a little English.
Apart from his main vocation, which was the service of his Tsar and the fatherland, he always set himself some particular aim, and however unimportant it was, devoted himself completely to it and lived for it until it was accomplished.
I have no word to say for or about the microscopically unimportant excessivist, the dipsomaniac.
The facts by no means seem to me to indicate that the greater or lesser difficulty of either grafting or crossing together various species has been a special endowment; although in the case of crossing, the difficulty is as important for the endurance and stability of specific forms, as in the case of grafting it is unimportant for their welfare.
In all questions, however unimportant in themselves, or unconnected with each other, the same names stand invariably contrasted on the opposite columns.
The official organs of the world allude to it, if at all, as an unimportant gathering called together to discuss certain frontier questions with which England had nothing to do.
Where there is fortune to make the expenses of travelling unimportant, distance becomes no evil.
There are many allusions to the subject in memoirs and other unimportant works, but I only know of one where the subject is spoken of definitely.
Count Ilya Rostov, hurried and preoccupied, went about in his soft boots between the dining and drawing rooms, hastily greeting the important and unimportant, all of whom he knew, as if they were all equals, while his eyes occasionally sought out his fine well-set-up young son, resting on him and winking joyfully at him.