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Usage examples for insignificant

  1. I had read somewhere that women sometimes give their hearts to small and insignificant men. – Tomaso's Fortune and Other Stories by Henry Seton Merriman
  2. Mrs. Thornton might positively refuse to allow her son to marry so insignificant a person, and Dick forget all about her! – The Red Cross Girls with the Russian Army by Margaret Vandercook
  3. The greatest number is on your side, and the greatest utility also; for this sum is insignificant for your rich neighbor, whilst it will save your family from misery, and perhaps from death. – Lectures on the true, the beautiful and the good by Victor Cousin
  4. Never had he known what it was to feel such an insignificant mortal. – The Crown of Life by George Gissing
  5. He joined as a Tommy because, as an insignificant doctor, I had no pull. – The Rustle of Silk by Cosmo Hamilton
  6. The fate of this child, insignificant in herself though she is, is bound up with very important issues. – The Master Mummer by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  7. Is all this insignificant? – Oxford Lectures on Poetry by Andrew Cecil Bradley
  8. In reality every river of importance has a definite character all its own; so, for that matter, has every stream of running water, however insignificant it may seem. – From a Terrace in Prague by Lieut.-Col. B. Granville Baker
  9. The labours of the Committee were insignificant, nor was its treatment at the hands of the Crown Ministers of a serious character. – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe
  10. As the wind increased rapidly, it was deemed advisable to take harbor at False Presqu'ile, where we arrived at 9 A. M. Although this small body of land appeared very insignificant, inhabited by only twelve families, we decided to remain there, until wind and waves would prove more favorable. – By Water to the Columbian Exposition by Johanna S. Wisthaler
  11. There were times, in parts of the Roman Empire, when personal slavery either did not exist or was limited and insignificant in extent. – The Anti-Slavery Crusade Volume 28 In The Chronicles Of America Series by Jesse Macy
  12. They are so insignificant beside the works of Nature! – Cæsar or Nothing by Pío Baroja Baroja
  13. Nor was the post thought to be insignificant. – The Fighting Governor A Chronicle of Frontenac by Charles W. Colby Edited by George M. Wrong and H. H. Langton
  14. Treated in that way it shrivels up at once, and when compared with the results of other causes of death, looks quite insignificant. – Concerning Animals and Other Matters by E.H. Aitken, (AKA Edward Hamilton)
  15. You must know, he continued, that although I appear so small and insignificant, I am really king of all the insects, and my people obey my slightest wish. – American Fairy Tales by L. Frank Baum
  16. Sister Nora was driven away to the mansion of her noble relative, three miles off, in a magnificent carriage that was sent for her, in which she must have felt insignificant. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  17. This insignificant advise from worthless personage Li Ho. – The Window-Gazer by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
  18. Imagination is the one possession having which no man can be poor, or mean, or insignificant. – The Princess Passes by Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
  19. If the early part of her life had been insignificant and wretched, its close should be grand and beautiful. – In The Blue Pike, Volume 2. by Georg Ebers
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