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Insignificant vs. Significant

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Insignificantadjective

Not significant; not important, inconsequential, or having no noticeable effect.

‘Such things are insignificant details compared to the main goal.’;

Significantadjective

Signifying something; carrying meaning.

‘a significant word or sound; a significant look’;

Insignificantadjective

Without meaning; not signifying anything.

Significantadjective

Having a covert or hidden meaning.

Insignificantadjective

Not significant; void of signification, sense, or import; meaningless; as, insignificant words.

Significantadjective

Having a noticeable or major effect; notable.

‘That was a significant step in the right direction.’; ‘The First World War was a significant event.’;

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Insignificantadjective

Having no weight or effect; answering no purpose; unimportant; valueless; futile.

‘Laws must be insignificant without the sanction of rewards and punishments.’;

Significantadjective

Reasonably large in number or amount.

Insignificantadjective

Without weight of character or social standing; mean; contemptible; as, an insignificant person.

Significantadjective

(statistics) Having a low probability of occurring by chance (for example, having high correlation and thus likely to be related).

Insignificantadjective

not large enough to consider or notice

Significantnoun

That which has significance; a sign; a token; a symbol.

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Insignificantadjective

not worthy of notice

Significantadjective

Fitted or designed to signify or make known somethingl having a meaning; standing as a sign or token; expressive or suggestive; as, a significant word or sound; a significant look.

‘It was well said of Plotinus, that the stars were significant, but not efficient.’;

Insignificantadjective

signifying nothing;

‘insignificant sounds’; ‘his response...is picayune and unmeaning’;

Significantadjective

Deserving to be considered; important; momentous; as, a significant event.

Insignificantadjective

of little importance or influence or power; of minor status;

‘a minor, insignificant bureaucrat’; ‘peanut politicians’;

Significantnoun

That which has significance; a sign; a token; a symbol.

‘In dumb significants proclaim your thoughts.’;

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Insignificantadjective

not important or noteworthy

Significantadjective

important in effect or meaning;

‘a significant change in tax laws’; ‘a significant change in the Constitution’; ‘a significant contribution’; ‘significant details’; ‘statistically significant’;

Significantadjective

fairly large;

‘won by a substantial margin’;

Significantadjective

too closely correlated to be attributed to chance and therefore indicating a systematic relation;

‘the interaction effect is significant at the .01 level’; ‘no significant difference was found’;

Significantadjective

rich in significance or implication;

‘a meaning look’; ‘pregnant with meaning’;

Significantadjective

sufficiently great or important to be worthy of attention; noteworthy

‘a significant increase in sales’;

Significantadjective

having a particular meaning; indicative of something

‘in times of stress her dreams seemed to her especially significant’;

Significantadjective

suggesting a meaning or message that is not explicitly stated

‘she gave him a significant look’;

Significantadjective

relating to or having significance.

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