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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

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

The massive bulk of the earth does indeed shrink to insignificance in comparison with the size of the heavens.
Nicolaus Copernicus

We are biological creatures. We are born, we live, we die. There is no transcendent purpose to existence. At best we are creatures of reason, and by using reason we can cure ourselves of emotional excess. Purged of both hope and fear, we find courage in the face of helplessness, insignificance and uncertainty.
Jonathan Sacks
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Insignificance Translations

insignificance in French is insignifiance
insignificance in Spanish is insignificancia
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