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Synonyms for immaterial

not relevant or pertinent to the subject; not applicable

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of no importance or relevance especially to a law case

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without material form or substance

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not consisting of matter

not pertinent to the matter under consideration

(often followed by 'to') lacking importance

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The fact that the sun is nearly down," the Grave Person said, "is immaterial, but the fact that he did not consult his timepiece and make answer after due deliberation and consideration is fatal.
Or, tell me, Doctor, do you have no apprehension in an earthquake that that incorporeal body of yours will be hit by an immaterial brick?
It is immaterial for us whether a multitude of doubtful forms be called species or sub-species or varieties; what rank, for instance, the two or three hundred doubtful forms of British plants are entitled to hold, if the existence of any well-marked varieties be admitted.
At last, on her asking my opinion upon some immaterial point of discussion, I answered, - 'Why do you wish to talk to me, Lady Lowborough?
how immaterial the difference between him who retires the soonest, and him who stays the latest
Childish and immaterial as the topic was, the quality of their reasoning was still more childish and immaterial.
And now to come to the material, or (to make a quibble) to the immaterial.
On the material side the dinner was a success; it was no less so on the immaterial.
While he groped at her feet it occurred to him that the woman there had in her hands an indispensable gift which nothing else on earth could give; and when he stood up he was penetrated by an irresistible belief in an enigma, by the conviction that within his reach and passing away from him was the very secret of existence--its certitude, immaterial and precious
That touch of grace, whose help once in life is the privilege of the most undeserving, flung open for him the portals of beyond, and in contemplating there the certitude immaterial and precious he forgot all the meaningless accidents of existence: the bliss of getting, the delight of enjoying; all the protean and enticing forms of the cupidity that rules a material world of foolish joys, of contemptible sorrows.
The woman--or the certitude immaterial and precious
All--but the certitude immaterial and precious--the certitude of love and faith.
His obedient thought traced for him the image of an uninterrupted life, the dignity and the advantages of an uninterrupted success; while his rebellious heart beat violently within his breast, as if maddened by the desire of a certitude immaterial and precious--the certitude of love and faith.
Fact, fact, fact, everywhere in the material aspect of the town; fact, fact, fact, everywhere in the immaterial.
You will, I am sure, agree with me that if the page be given, the number of the chapter is immaterial.