Definition of insignificance:
- The condition or quality of being insignificant; want of significance, sense, or meaning; as, the insignificance of words or phrases.
- Want of claim to consideration or notice; want of influence or standing; meanness.
- Want of force or effect; unimportance; pettiness; inefficacy; as, the insignificance of human art.
unimportance (part of speech: noun)
- matter of no consequence,
- drop in the ocean,
- nothing particular,
- nothing to speak of,
- drop in the bucket,
- trifling matter,
- vanishing point,
- unsubstantiality (part of speech: noun)
- unsubstantial (part of speech: adjective)
- "Queechy, Volume II", Elizabeth Wetherell.
- "The Mystery of a Turkish Bath", E.M. Gollan (AKA Rita).
And, as it did so, the present world and all its concerns, its petty aspirations, ambitions, hopes, and strivings, dwindled away into the most contemptible insignificance; his mental vision cleared; he saw how full had been his life of great and noble possibilities- as are the lives of all of us, would we but allow ourselves to see that it is so- and he saw, too, how completely he had missed his mark; how very far his own evil passions had led him astray from the narrow and seldom- trodden path which, faithfully followed, leads to that highest possible attainment of humanity- True Goodness.- "The Voyage of the Aurora", Harry Collingwood.