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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

Our insignificance is often the cause of our safety.
Aesop

I've been quite fascinated by the relative insignificance of human existence, the shortness of life. We might as well be a letter in a word in a sentence on a page in a book in a library in a city in one country in this enormous universe! And that kind of fear and insignificance has kept me awake at night.
Laura Marling

People get cranky when you burst their bubble. Over time, advances in astronomy have relentlessly reinforced the utter insignificance of Earth on a celestial scale. Fortunately, political and religious leaders stopped barbecuing astronomers for saying so, turning their spits with human-rights activists instead.
Nathan Myhrvold

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
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Insignificance Translations

insignificance in French is insignifiance
insignificance in Spanish is insignificancia
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