immaterial

[ im-uh-teer-ee-uhl ]
/ ˌɪm əˈtɪər i əl /

adjective

of no essential consequence; unimportant.
not pertinent; irrelevant.
not material; incorporeal; spiritual.

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Origin of immaterial

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English word from Medieval Latin word immāteriālis.See im-2, material

OTHER WORDS FROM immaterial

im·ma·te·ri·al·ly, adverbim·ma·te·ri·al·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for immaterial

immaterial
/ (ˌɪməˈtɪərɪəl) /

adjective

of no real importance; inconsequential
not formed of matter; incorporeal; spiritual

Derived forms of immaterial

immateriality or immaterialness, nounimmaterially, adverb
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