Definitions

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  • adverb In a way that is not important; insignificantly.

Etymologies

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unimportant +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Why does the world relentlessly, obsessively speak of the Palestinian refugees from the 1948 and 1967 wars in the Middle East -- who, not unimportantly, were displaced by wars launched by their own Arab brethren -- but totally ignore the Jewish refugees from the 1948 and 1967 wars?

    David Harris: Letter from a Forgotten Jew*

  • Why does the world relentlessly, obsessively speak of the Palestinian refugees from the 1948 and 1967 wars in the Middle East -- who, not unimportantly, were displaced by wars launched by their own Arab brethren -- but totally ignore the Jewish refugees from the 1948 and 1967 wars?

    David Harris: Letter from a Forgotten Jew

  • Why does the world relentlessly, obsessively speak of the Palestinian refugees from the 1948 and 1967 wars in the Middle East -- who, not unimportantly, were displaced by wars launched by their own Arab brethren -- but totally ignore the Jewish refugees from the 1948 and 1967 wars?

    David Harris: Letter from a Forgotten Jew

  • Why does the world obsessively speak of the Palestinian refugees in the Middle East -- who, not unimportantly, were displaced by wars -- but totally ignore the Jewish refugees from the 1948 and 1967 wars?

    David Harris: Letter from a Forgotten Jew

  • Why does the world relentlessly, obsessively speak of the Palestinian refugees from the 1948 and 1967 wars in the Middle East -- who, not unimportantly, were displaced by wars launched by their own Arab brethren -- but totally ignore the Jewish refugees from the 1948 and 1967 wars?

    David Harris: Letter from a Forgotten Jew*

  • Why does the world relentlessly, obsessively speak of the Palestinian refugees from the 1948 and 1967 wars in the Middle East -- who, not unimportantly, were displaced by wars launched by their own Arab brethren -- but totally ignore the Jewish refugees from the 1948 and 1967 wars?

    David Harris: Letter from a Forgotten Jew

  • And, not unimportantly, I was also entertaining, bringing intimacy, familiar warmth with the tears.

    Leora Skolkin-Smith explains the backstory to her first novel, Edges

  • Not unimportantly, they played key roles in driving deregulation and in putting in place the Wall Street bailout (2008-present).

    Robert Weissman: Break Up the Banks: By the Numbers

  • Not unimportantly, they played key roles in driving deregulation and in putting in place the Wall Street bailout (2008-present).

    Robert Weissman: Break Up the Banks: By the Numbers

  • Eliminating unimportant programs and moving the important ones to the Department of Health would go even further towards making serious mental illness a priority, improving care, saving money... and, not unimportantly, keeping the public safer.

    DJ Jaffe: Andrew Cuomo Should Not Keep Eliot Spitzer's Mental Health Commissioner

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