HyperDic: immaterial

English > 5 senses of the word immaterial:
ADJECTIVEallimmaterialof no importance or relevance especially to a law case
allimmaterial, incorporealwithout material form or substance
allimmaterial, nonmaterialnot consisting of matter
allimmaterial, extraneous, impertinent, orthogonalnot pertinent to the matter under consideration / consideration
allimmaterial, indifferent(often followed by 'to') lacking importance
immaterial > pronunciation
Soundsih.mahtih'riyahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > immaterial: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf no importance or relevance especially to a law case.
Example"an objection that is immaterial after the fact"
Oppositematerialdirectly relevant to a matter especially a law case
Spanishirrelevante
Nounsimmaterialitycomplete irrelevance requiring no further consideration
English > immaterial: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningWithout material form or substance.
Synonymincorporeal
Attribute ofmateriality, physicalness, corporeality, corporalityThe quality of being physical
Narrowerdiscorporate, unembodied, bodiless, unbodied, disembodiednot having a material body
spirituallacking material body or form or substance
See alsounbodiedHaving no body
Oppositecorporeal, materialHaving material or physical form or substance
Spanishincorpóreo, inmaterial
Nounsimmaterialitythe quality of not being physical
English > immaterial: 5 senses > adjective 3
Meaningnot consisting of matter.
Examples
  • "immaterial apparitions"
  • "ghosts and other immaterial entities"
Synonymnonmaterial
Attribute ofmateriality, physicalness, corporeality, corporalityThe quality of being physical
Narrowerintangible, nonphysicallacking substance or reality
See alsoinsubstantial, unsubstantial, unreallacking material form or substance
Oppositematerialderived from or composed of matter
Spanishinmaterial
Nounsimmaterialitythe quality of not being physical
English > immaterial: 5 senses > adjective 4
Meaningnot pertinent to the matter under consideration / consideration.
Example "the price was immaterial"
Synonymsextraneous, impertinent, orthogonal
BroaderirrelevantHaving no bearing on or connection with the subject / subject / subject at issue
Spanishinmaterial, irrelevante, ortogonal
Catalanestrany, irrellevant
Nounsimmaterialitycomplete irrelevance requiring no further consideration
English > immaterial: 5 senses > adjective 5
Meaning(often followed by 'to') lacking importance; not mattering one way or the other.
Example"whether you choose to do it or not is a matter that is quite immaterial (or indifferent)"
Synonymindifferent
Broaderunimportantnot important
Nounsimmaterialitycomplete irrelevance requiring no further consideration

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