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immaterial

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Definition not important, or not relevant
  • For political reasons, most senators had to vote for the bill. The fine print was immaterial to the final vote.
immaterial = not important
  • Your intentions are immaterial to me. What is important to me is that your actions continue to hurt people.
  • immaterial = not important
  • The price was immaterial.
  • immaterial = not important
  • Truths like those can be both 'objective' and 'general,' but they are nevertheless totally immaterial to each man's existence.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie's World
  • immaterial = not important, or not relevant
  • It really was immaterial whether it was Miss Kenton or a complete stranger who had walked in at that moment.
    Kazuo Ishiguro  --  The Remains of the Day
  • immaterial = unimportant
  • "True," said Monte Cristo, "the loss of a sum of money becomes almost immaterial with a fortune such as you possess, and to one of your philosophic spirit."
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • immaterial = unimportant
  • My pet, as I told you before Bonnie was born, it is immaterial to me whether you have one child or twenty.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • immaterial = unimportant
  • "It's immaterial to me," she said.
    J.D. Salinger  --  The Catcher in the Rye
  • immaterial = unimportant
  • Anyway, it's immaterial.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • immaterial = not important, or not relevant
  • Kemmerich will die; it is immaterial who gets them.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • immaterial = not important, or not relevant
  • My name is immaterial.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • immaterial = not important, or not relevant
  • That is immaterial!
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • immaterial = not important, or not relevant
  • "Of course, it's immaterial to me," she said.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • immaterial = not important, or not relevant
  • My methods are immaterial.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • immaterial = not important, or not relevant
  • I rely much on external impressions; perhaps, with regard to you, they are immaterial, but I should be no artist if I had not some fancies.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • immaterial = unimportant
  • "The contents are immaterial," Vernet fired back.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • immaterial = not important, or not relevant
  • "It is quite immaterial to me," said Monte Cristo, "and it was very unnecessary to disturb me at the opera for such a trifle."
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • immaterial = unimportant
  • But now we are alone,—although it is immaterial to me,—where are we going?
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • immaterial = unimportant
  • "What I think is immaterial," Langdon said.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • immaterial = not important, or not relevant
  • "Now let's consider this calmly-" began Atticus, but Mr. Gilmer interrupted with an objection: he was not irrelevant or immaterial, but Atticus was browbeating the witness.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
immaterial = unimportant

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