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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·sig·nif·i·cant /-kənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·sig·nif·i·cant a.
 1. Not significant; void of signification, sense, or import; meaningless; as, insignificant words.
 2. Having no weight or effect; answering no purpose; unimportant; valueless; futile.
    Laws must be insignificant without the sanction of rewards and punishments.   --Bp. Wilkins.
 3. Without weight of character or social standing; mean; contemptible; as, an insignificant person.
 Syn: -- Unimportant; immaterial; inconsiderable; small; inferior; trivial; mean; contemptible.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: not large enough to consider or notice [syn: trivial]
      2: not worthy of notice [syn: undistinguished]
      3: signifying nothing; "insignificant sounds"; "his
         response...is picayune and unmeaning"- R.B. Pearsall [syn:
      4: of little importance or influence or power; of minor status;
         "a minor, insignificant bureaucrat"; "peanut politicians"
         [syn: peanut]
      5: not important or noteworthy [syn: unimportant] [ant: significant]