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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INSIGNIFICANTLY

Its returns are insignificantly small compared with the investments.

The splash is insignificantly small and of very short duration.

In this journal, insignificantly printed, was a flattering reference to Dudley.

But many a name that rings in Spanish history is borne in Mexico by men quite as insignificantly placed as this.

Their numbers are so insignificantly small as not to be separately defined.

For the most part it was insignificantly and meanly furnished, and hemmed closely in by the Communion rails.

The proportion of the business transacted in a so-called legal manner is insignificantly small.

Remember thy mother: how insignificantly small were her 259 demands, and what lot fell to her share?

Only a nobleman may be original; a poor penniless wretch upon town must be humbly and insignificantly commonplace.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + significant. Related: Insignificantly.

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