immaterial

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

adjective

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

Origin of immaterial

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

Related forms

im·ma·te·ri·al·ly, adverbim·ma·te·ri·al·ness, noun
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immaterial

/ (ˌɪməˈtɪərɪəl) /

adjective

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

Derived Forms

immateriality or immaterialness, nounimmaterially, adverb
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