In`sig*nif"i*cant (?), a.

1.

Not significant; void of signification, sense, or import; meaningless; as, insignificant words.

2.

Having no weight or effect; answering no purpose; unimportant; valueless; futile.

Laws must be insignificant without the sanction of rewards and punishments. Bp. Wilkins.

3.

Without weight of character or social standing; mean; contemptible; as, an insignificant person.

Syn. -- Unimportant; immaterial; inconsiderable; small; inferior; trivial; mean; contemptible.

 

© Webster 1913.

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