insignificant+person

  • 1 insignificant person — person who is not important …

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  • 2 Insignificant — In sig*nif i*cant, a. 1. Not significant; void of signification, sense, or import; meaningless; as, insignificant words. [1913 Webster] 2. Having no weight or effect; answering no purpose; unimportant; valueless; futile. [1913 Webster] Laws must… …

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  • 3 insignificant — insignificantly, adv. /in sig nif i keuhnt/, adj. 1. unimportant, trifling, or petty: Omit the insignificant details. 2. too small to be important: an insignificant sum. 3. of no consequence, influence, or distinction: a minor, insignificant… …

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  • 4 insignificant — /ɪnsɪgˈnɪfɪkənt / (say insig nifikuhnt) adjective 1. unimportant, trifling, or petty, as things, matters, details, etc. 2. too small to be important: an insignificant sum. 3. of no consequence, influence, or distinction, as persons. 4. without… …

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  • 5 insignificant — adj. 1 unimportant; trifling. 2 (of a person) undistinguished. 3 meaningless. Derivatives: insignificance n. insignificancy n. insignificantly adv …

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  • 6 non-person — ► NOUN ▪ a person regarded as non existent or insignificant …

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  • 7 non-person — /nɒn ˈpɜsən/ (say non persuhn) noun an insignificant or unimpressive person …

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  • 8 non-person — n. a person regarded as non existent or insignificant (cf. UNPERSON) …

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  • 9 small fry — noun 1. a young person of either sex she writes books for children they re just kids tiddler is a British term for youngster • Syn: ↑child, ↑kid, ↑youngster, ↑minor, ↑s …

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  • 10 small — adj., n., & adv. adj. 1 not large or big. 2 slender; thin. 3 not great in importance, amount, number, strength, or power. 4 not much; trifling (a small token; paid small attention). 5 insignificant; unimportant (a small matter; from small… …

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  • 11 in´sig|nif´i|cant|ly — in|sig|nif|i|cant «IHN sihg NIHF uh kuhnt», adjective. 1. having little importance or influence: »The ideas of an insignificant person have no influence. 2. too small to be important; trivial: »an insignificant detail. A tenth of a cent is an… …

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  • 12 in|sig|nif|i|cant — «IHN sihg NIHF uh kuhnt», adjective. 1. having little importance or influence: »The ideas of an insignificant person have no influence. 2. too small to be important; trivial: »an insignificant detail. A tenth of a cent is an insignificant amount… …

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  • 13 Pygmy — [pig′mē] n. pl. Pygmies [ME pigmey < L pygmaeus < Gr pygmaios, of the length of the pygmē, forearm and fist, also fist: see PUGNACIOUS] 1. any of several groups of small African or Asian peoples described in ancient history and legend 2. a… …

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  • 14 squirt — I n. instance of squirting 1) to give smt. a squirt insignificant person (colloq.) 2) a little squirt II v. (d; intr.) to squirt out of (the liquid squirted out of the bottle) * * * [skwɜːt] a little squirt [ instance of squirting ] to give smt.… …

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  • 15 squit — n. Brit. 1 sl. a small or insignificant person. 2 dial. nonsense. Etymology: cf. dial. squirt insignificant person, and squit to squirt …

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  • 16 British slang — circuBritish slang is English language slang used in the UK. Slang is informal language sometimes peculiar to a particular social class or group and its use in Britain dates back to before the 16th century. The language of slang, in common with… …

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  • 17 MA'ASEH — (Heb. מַעֲשֶׂה), a factual circumstance from which a halakhic rule or principle is derived; as such it constitutes one of the Jewish law sources. A legal principle originating from ma aseh is formally distinguished from those originating from one …

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  • 18 Hsuan Hua — Infobox Buddhist biography name = Hsuan Hua img size = img capt = landscape = birth name = other names = dharma name = birth date = birth date|1918|4|16 birth place = Jilin Province, China death date = death date and age|1995|6|7|1918|4|16 death… …

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  • 19 French Directory — Executive Government of the First French Republic In office 2 November 1795 – 10 November 1799 Preceded by National Convention Succeeded by French Consulate with Napoleon Bonaparte as First Con …

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  • 20 peanut — /pee nut , neuht/, n. 1. the pod or the enclosed edible seed of the plant, Arachis hypogaea, of the legume family: the pod is forced underground in growing, where it ripens. 2. the plant itself. 3. any small or insignificant person or thing. 4.… …

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