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un·im·por·tant

unimportant

 
pronunciation:
uhn ihm por tnt
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: not powerful or respected.
He doesn't pay attention to unimportant people.
antonyms:
important, prominent
definition 2: of no meaning or value; not important.
What she thinks of me is unimportant.
synonyms:
insignificant, trivial
antonyms:
cardinal, critical, crucial, imperative, important, serious, vital
similar words:
all the same, minor, petty, slight
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The word unimportant contains the following parts:
un-1 Old English prefix that means not
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The prefix un1 attaches to adjectives to create adjectives that mean the opposite of the base word.
synonyms:
dis-, de-, in-2
 
port Latin root that means carry