In`sig*nif"i*cance (?), n.
The condition or quality of being insignificant; want of significance, sense, or meaning; as, the insignificance of words or phrases.
Want of force or effect; unimportance; pettiness; inefficacy; as, the insignificance of human art.
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.
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