insignificant person

insignificant person
person who is not important

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  • Insignificant — In sig*nif i*cant, a. 1. Not significant; void of signification, sense, or import; meaningless; as, insignificant words. [1913 Webster] 2. Having no weight or effect; answering no purpose; unimportant; valueless; futile. [1913 Webster] Laws must… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • insignificant — insignificantly, adv. /in sig nif i keuhnt/, adj. 1. unimportant, trifling, or petty: Omit the insignificant details. 2. too small to be important: an insignificant sum. 3. of no consequence, influence, or distinction: a minor, insignificant… …   Universalium

  • insignificant — /ɪnsɪgˈnɪfɪkənt / (say insig nifikuhnt) adjective 1. unimportant, trifling, or petty, as things, matters, details, etc. 2. too small to be important: an insignificant sum. 3. of no consequence, influence, or distinction, as persons. 4. without… …  

  • insignificant — adj. 1 unimportant; trifling. 2 (of a person) undistinguished. 3 meaningless. Derivatives: insignificance n. insignificancy n. insignificantly adv …   Useful english dictionary

  • non-person — ► NOUN ▪ a person regarded as non existent or insignificant …   English terms dictionary

  • non-person — /nɒn ˈpɜsən/ (say non persuhn) noun an insignificant or unimpressive person …  

  • non-person — n. a person regarded as non existent or insignificant (cf. UNPERSON) …   Useful english dictionary

  • small fry — noun 1. a young person of either sex she writes books for children they re just kids tiddler is a British term for youngster • Syn: ↑child, ↑kid, ↑youngster, ↑minor, ↑s …   Useful english dictionary

  • small — adj., n., & adv. adj. 1 not large or big. 2 slender; thin. 3 not great in importance, amount, number, strength, or power. 4 not much; trifling (a small token; paid small attention). 5 insignificant; unimportant (a small matter; from small… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in´sig|nif´i|cant|ly — in|sig|nif|i|cant «IHN sihg NIHF uh kuhnt», adjective. 1. having little importance or influence: »The ideas of an insignificant person have no influence. 2. too small to be important; trivial: »an insignificant detail. A tenth of a cent is an… …   Useful english dictionary

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