Definition of immaterial in English:


Line breaks: im¦ma|ter¦ial
Pronunciation: /ɪməˈtɪərɪəl




Pronunciation: /-ˈalɪti/
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  • ‘The immateriality of electronic texts is unsettling, a turn-off.’
  • ‘The paintings are constantly changing in different light conditions, effecting a fluctuation between materiality and immateriality,’ she adds.
  • Once again matter has disappeared, this time giving way to the immateriality of communication, where everything is discourse and discourse is everything.


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  • It can be manipulated as a form of cultural authenticity working materially through both artefacts and their documentation, and immaterially through their connection to local practices.
  • Your Honours, that is enough, we hope, to illustrate that 11A and 30B cannot be regarded as immaterially different; they are materially different.
  • However, I think the fact that I was teaching aikido was contributing greatly to my company, and also in a broader sense both materially and immaterially to my country.


late Middle English (in sense 2): from late Latin immaterialis, from in- 'not' + materialis 'relating to matter'.

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