In`sig*nif"i*cance (?), n.

1.

The condition or quality of being insignificant; want of significance, sense, or meaning; as, the insignificance of words or phrases.

2.

Want of force or effect; unimportance; pettiness; inefficacy; as, the insignificance of human art.

3.

Want of claim to consideration or notice; want of influence or standing; meanness.

Reduce him, from being the first person in the nation, to a state of insignificance. Beattie.

 

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