What is the opposite of significance?

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Noun
Opposite of the meaning to be found in words or events
Noun
Opposite of the effect something is likely to have on other things
Noun
Opposite of the meaning of something
“We scream at how senseless the violence seems, and the meaninglessness of the tragedy.”
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Opposite of the central aspect of something an argument or consideration
“As a sidenote, I want to mention that this is no contradiction to McLuhan's famous statement.”
Noun
Opposite of the state of being illustrious
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Opposite of possession of a similar meaning through paraphrasing
“He was accused of saying some vile things but a recording proved his words to have actually been to the contrary.”
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Opposite of a specific meaning
“Even more interestingly for consideration of this text's structure, Ames stresses the particular quality of this phrase's polysemy.”
Noun
Opposite of the object or goal of something
“Warnings on cigarette packets serve as a deterrent to would-be smokers.”
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Opposite of having a powerful or persuasive effect
“It is necessary to explore the reasons for the ineffectiveness of communication methods adopted by private tour operators and community projects in Campfire areas.”
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Opposite of the general idea, intention or meaning of something
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Opposite of the number of people comprising a group, typically a team or army
“Their lack of allies is evidenced by the meagerness of their army.”
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Opposite of the principal purpose or theme of a course of action or line of reasoning
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Opposite of the fact or state of having a connection to, or being related to, something else
“Persson defines homonymy as a concept which refers to words where there is complete conceptual unrelatedness between phonologically and categorically identical forms.”
Noun
Opposite of the main theme or gist of a speech, book, or argument
“A major subtheme of the book is the feud between Generals Philip Schuyler and Horatio Gates.”
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Opposite of the fact of having a bearing on or being related to
“There's a difference between taking one for the team and being the fall guy.”
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Opposite of the material dealt with in a speech, performance or work
“By way of digression and as an aside, here's a little anecdote from education.”
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Opposite of the state or quality of being solemn
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Opposite of particular emphasis or importance
“Jacob declared that there should be a greater de-emphasis on unemployment, and a greater focus on tax reform.”
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Opposite of a particular manner or style of doing something
“The cutlery was carelessly shoved onto the table in an uneven and chaotic mess.”
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