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immaterial (adj.)

c. 1400, "spiritual, incorporeal, not consisting of matter," from Medieval Latin immaterialis "not consisting of matter, spiritual," from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + Late Latin materialis "of or belonging to matter" (see material (adj.)). Sense of "unimportant, of no consequence" is first recorded 1690s from material (adj.) in its meaning "important" (16c.). Related: Immaterially (late 14c.); immateriality.

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Definitions of immaterial from WordNet

immaterial (adj.)
of no importance or relevance especially to a law case;
an objection that is immaterial after the fact
immaterial (adj.)
without material form or substance;
Synonyms: incorporeal
immaterial (adj.)
not consisting of matter;
immaterial apparitions
ghosts and other immaterial entities
Synonyms: nonmaterial
immaterial (adj.)
not pertinent to the matter under consideration;
the price was immaterial
immaterial (adj.)
(often followed by `to') lacking importance; not mattering one way or the other;
whether you choose to do it or not is a matter that is quite immaterial (or indifferent)
Synonyms: indifferent
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