- Lacking in importance or significance: trivial and unimportant detailsMore example sentences
insignificant, inconsequential, trivial, minor, slight, trifling, of little/no importance, of little/no consequence, of no account, of no moment, non-essential, immaterial, irrelevant, peripheral, extraneous, not worth mentioning, not worth speaking of, petty, paltry, insubstantial, light, inconsiderable, superficial, inferior, worthless, nugatory, pointless, frivolousBritish • informal twopenny-halfpenny, tinpotNorth American • informal dinky, picayune
- It is the ability to record the ordinary, seemingly unimportant detail that makes photography so democratic.
- That sounds awfully dramatic, but it's actually quite depressingly trivial and unimportant.
- Devouring fashion has provided a uniquely unimportant and frivolous thing to direct all my worry towards.