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  • n. Absence of significance or meaning.


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non- +‎ significance


  • I dived under it, hands cupped to catch it, but it had already burnt up completely before it reached them, turned to ash and nonsignificance.

    To Say Nothing of the Dog

  • Representatives from EIP and United Mountain Defense, as well as a biology professor at Appalachian State University, all viewed the site locations; all agreed the locations were "intentionally biased for nonsignificance" in ways that would not give a true reading of the contamination map.

    The Nation: Top Stories

  • "Although the A Street buildings are not officially listed on a city, state or national register of historic places, they are acknowledged to possess some historical and architectural value," Erickson wrote in his SEPA mitigated determination of nonsignificance.

    Yakima Herald-Republic Weekly News

  • Action: Procedural appeal of the city's issuance of a mitigated determination of nonsignificance (MDNS) under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) and appeal of the city's decision to grant preliminary short plat approval to subdivide 3.92 acres into 9 lots for the construction of detached single-family residences, using the provisions of the on-site density transfer ordinance.


  • I petted her, thinking what a pity it was that she hadn’t drowned and achieved nonsignificance, so that the net would have slammed shut when I tried to return her, and I could have kept her.

    To Say Nothing of the Dog


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