- significance level,
- significance test,
- significant digits,
- significant figures,
- significant other,
- significant symbol,
Origin of significant
Examples from the Web for unsignificant
Unsignificant, un-sig-nif′i-kant, adj. without signification.
But any novel that dwells sedulously upon non-essentials and exalts the unsignificant obscures the truth.Materials and Methods of Fiction|Clayton Hamilton
Once for all, a themal coherence of symphony must lie in the main lines, not in a maze of unsignificant figures.Symphonies and Their Meaning; Third Series, Modern Symphonies|Philip H. Goepp
Word Origin for significant
1570s, "having a meaning," from Latin significantem (nominative significans, present participle of significare "make known, indicate" (see signify). Earlier in the same sense was significative (c.1400). Often "having a special or secret meaning," hence "important" (1761). Related: Significantly. Significant figure is from 1680s. Significant other (n.) attested by 1961, in psychology, "the most influential other person in the patient's world."