Definitions

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  • adj. Not important.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ important

Examples

  • We may dismiss as nonimportant the occasional freak marriage where a man and woman live apart, have no children and meet occasionally, -- for obvious purposes.

    The Nervous Housewife

  • It hardly seems possible that ordinary investigation would show no cases of menstruation between sixty and seventy, and seven cases between seventy and eighty; however, in searching literature for such a collection, we must bear in mind that the more extraordinary the instance, the more likely it is that it would be spoken of, as the natural tendency of medical men is to overlook the important ordinary and report the nonimportant extraordinary.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • In the past, he said, we had been able to locate, with effort, properties that were undervalued or had some nonimportant wart that worked out, or had sellers that were motivated to sell.

    NYT > Home Page

  • "The first day (I heard of the move), I was in a lot of depression - more than the business, the recession, you know, the nonimportant things," he said with a wry smile.

    statesman.com - Highschool

  • “Then by the completely nonimportant authority vested in me by the Martinis and Bikinis Organization, I announce that Sherry will take the first dare this month.

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