Im"ma*ter"i*al (?), a. [Pref. im- not + material: cf. F. immat'eriel.]

1.

Not consisting of matter; incorporeal; spiritual; disembodied.

Angels are spirits immaterial and intellectual. Hooker.

2.

Of no substantial consequence; without weight or significance; unimportant; as, it is wholly immaterial whether he does so or not.

Syn. -- Unimportant; inconsequential; insignificant; inconsiderable; trifling.

 

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