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Definition of Insignificance

Insignificance

  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.

Insignificance Quotations

Anyone who thinks they're important is usually just a pompous moron who can't deal with his or her own pathetic insignificance and the fact that what they do is meaningless and inconsequential.
William Thomas

A toothache, or a violent passion, is not necessarily diminished by our knowledge of its causes, its character, its importance or insignificance.
T. S. Eliot

Our insignificance is often the cause of our safety.
Aesop

If we wish to know the force of human genius, we should read Shakespeare. If we wish to see the insignificance of human learning, we may study his commentators.
William Hazlitt

Everybody needs his memories. They keep the wolf of insignificance from the door.
Saul Bellow
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Insignificance Translations

insignificance in French is insignifiance
insignificance in Spanish is insignificancia

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