Definitions

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  • adj. Not momentous.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ momentous

Examples

  • I gave some illustrations of how this alleged contrast has been influential, and could have given many other examples (including the unmomentous but interesting fact that until quite recently the Harvard Coop used to place all books on Indian philosophy on shelves marked "Religion").

    'The Reach of Reason': An Exchange

  • Among the telegrams Bonbright handed him, was one from Graham, which Dick read twice, although it was simple and unmomentous, being merely a postponement of his return.

    The Little Lady of the Big House, by Jack London

  • Dick read twice, although it was simple and unmomentous, being merely

    The Little Lady of the Big House

  • But though his whole life was now become one watch on deck; and though the Parsee's mystic watch was without intermission as his own; yet these two never seemed to speak -- one man to the other -- unless at long intervals some passing unmomentous matter made it necessary.

    Moby-Dick, or, The Whale

  • We chatted during dinner and it didn’t matter that our conversation was unmomentous.

    Archive 2005-06-01

  • But though his whole life was now become one watch on deck; and though the Parsee’s mystic watch was without intermission as his own; yet these two never seemed to speak — one man to the other — unless at long intervals some passing unmomentous matter made it necessary.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

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