Synonyms for unimportant

Synonyms for (adj) unimportant

Synonyms: unimportant

Definition: not important

Usage: a relatively unimportant feature of the system; the question seems unimportant

Similar words: inconsequent, inconsequential

Definition: lacking worth or importance

Usage: his work seems trivial and inconsequential; the quite inconsequent fellow was managed like a puppet

Similar words: immaterial, indifferent

Definition: (often followed by `to') lacking importance; not mattering one way or the other

Usage: whether you choose to do it or not is a matter that is quite immaterial (or indifferent); what others think is altogether indifferent to him

Similar words: trivial, niggling, petty, picayune, piddling, piffling, lilliputian, little, footling, fiddling

Definition: (informal) small and of little importance

Usage: a fiddling sum of money; a footling gesture; our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war; a little (or small) matter; a dispute over niggling details; limited to petty enterprises; piffling efforts; giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction

Similar words: lightweight

Definition: having no importance or influence

Usage: a lightweight intellect

Similar words: nickel-and-dime, small-time

Definition: of minor importance

Usage: a nickel-and-dime operation run out of a single rented room; a small-time actor

Similar words: potty

Definition: (British informal) trivial

Usage: potty little details

Synonyms: insignificant, unimportant

Definition: devoid of importance, meaning, or force

Similar words: hole-and-corner, hole-in-corner

Definition: relating to the peripheral and unimportant aspects of life

Usage: a hole-and-corner life in some obscure community- H.G.Wells

Similar words: tenuous, thin, fragile, flimsy, slight

Definition: lacking substance or significance

Usage: slight evidence; a tenuous argument; a thin plot; a fragile claim to fame

Similar words: inappreciable

Definition: too small to make a significant difference

Usage: inappreciable fluctuations in temperature

Similar words: light

Definition: having little importance

Usage: losing his job was no light matter

Similar words: superficial, trivial

Definition: of little substance or significance

Usage: a few superficial editorial changes; only trivial objections

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