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1. Not significant.
2. Having, producing, or being a value obtained from a statistical test that lies within the limits for being of random occurrence.

non′sig·nif′i·cance n.
non′sig·nif′i·cant·ly adv.


(in cryptography) a symbol or sign without meaning
not significant; insignificant
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Adj.1.nonsignificant - attributable to chance
statistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
significant - too closely correlated to be attributed to chance and therefore indicating a systematic relation; "the interaction effect is significant at the .01 level"; "no significant difference was found"
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001) was reduced to nonsignificance when falsity inference was included, and the effect of falsity inferences remained significant at the fourth step.
Evidence for full mediation appeared in the nontransition group, with the parameter of attachment anxiety and well-being being reduced to nonsignificance (from [beta] = -.
It is important to note that the nonsignificance of rates of prepost change according to gender may be due to ceiling effects, since the pretest scores for both male and female officers were very high, limiting the potential rates of change throughout the course.
Second and relatedly, it empirically derives the cut point for responsiveness, as the score on the moderator variable at which the effect of intervention transitions from significance to nonsignificance.
The nonsignificance of these findings could be attributed to the small sample size or to the disproportion of female participants (71.
For each exposure-length variable, we began with a full saturated model that also included several potential patient factors, all of which were removed by using a backward elimination method owing to nonsignificance at an a of 0.
Unreported correlations were estimated using the provided p values, whereas studies that reported only nonsignificance had their correlation set to .
1, the response pattern for the short ISI group did not fit the usual acquisition process whereby CS+/CS-discrimination was expected to increase over trial blocks, from nonsignificance in the first trial blocks to significance in subsequent trial blocks.
The very small number of studies, as indicated by the fail-safe N, needed to create nonsignificance for acceptance/reappraisal strongly suggests that more research in this area is merited.
Nevertheless, despite statistical nonsignificance, the group that received TA exhibited positive trends such as lower IOP levels, fewer antiglaucomatous drugs used postoperatively and fewer cases requiring medication.
At 12 months, as in the SLAM DUNC study, (22) these between-group differences dwindled to nonsignificance.
3]: Brassica juncea cake + Eisenia foetida Alphabet (a,b,c) shows significance and nonsignificance of treatments at 5% level of significance.