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immaterial


adjective
1. of no importance or relevance especially to a law case (Freq. 1)
- an objection that is immaterial after the fact
Ant:
material
Derivationally related forms:
immateriality
2. without material form or substance
- an incorporeal spirit
Syn:
incorporeal
Ant:
corporeal (for: incorporeal)
Similar to:
discorporate, unembodied, bodiless, unbodied, disembodied, spiritual
See Also:
unbodied
Derivationally related forms:
immateriality, incorporeality (for: incorporeal)
Attrubites:
materiality, physicalness, corporeality, corporality
3. not consisting of matter
- immaterial apparitions
- ghosts and other immaterial entities
Syn:
nonmaterial
Ant:
material
Similar to:
intangible, nonphysical
See Also:
insubstantial, unsubstantial, unreal
Derivationally related forms:
immateriality
Attrubites:
materiality, physicalness, corporeality, corporality
4. not pertinent to the matter under consideration
- an issue extraneous to the debate
- the price was immaterial
- mentioned several impertinent facts before finally coming to the point
Syn:
extraneous, impertinent, orthogonal
Similar to:
irrelevant
Derivationally related forms:
immateriality, extraneousness (for: extraneous)
5. (often followed by 'to') lacking importance;
not mattering one way or the other
- whether you choose to do it or not is a matter that is quite immaterial (or indifferent)
- what others think is altogether indifferent to him
Syn:
indifferent
Similar to:
unimportant
Derivationally related forms:
indifference (for: indifferent), immateriality

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