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- n. The property of lack of importance.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Want of importance; triviality.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The character of being unimportant; want of importance, consequence, weight, value, or the like.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the state of being humble and unimportant
- n. the quality of not being important or worthy of note
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There are people actually bloogging of the "unimportance" in Haiti & the nonstop coverage on the news stations.
This facility was not for the top leaders of American government; it was for those whose level of relative "unimportance" dictated that they probably wouldn't be able to get out in time but who still rated protection afforded no ordinary citizen.
This is what life tends to do to all of us, make us feel our own unimportance, powerlessness, foolishness, and it's Paul's great virtue that he can stand up to his feelings about having been made to look like a fool in his own eyes and in the eyes of people whose good opinion he wants and needs.
Matt, after demonstrating that the Commerce Secretary is a position of the utmost unimportance, and doing so in a funny fashion, why should we care who gets the post?
For example, Matthew sneered earlier today about the unimportance of the Secretary of Commerce.
The blog entry is about the unimportance of the President in exercising leadership for space exploration.
Yet, with Alexander Berkman, this solemnity, this willingness to sacrifice his own life and all his dreams for the ethical grandeur of his dream, for what he conceived to be the good of all his brothers in all the world, in a terroristic dead of microscopic unimportance, remains an incontestable human fact.
Especially since the film distinctly acknowledges that many of today's top CEOs know the truth about the unimportance of a college education.
Because of the relative size and unimportance of female roles, they are usually cast with non-Equity women (although occasionally, female lead roles are cast non-Equity while small roles are awarded to Equity males).
I find the suicide myth, promulgated by Irving Stone and numerous biographers following him, to be of singular unimportance.