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Immaterial Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    immaterial adj
  1. of no importance or relevance especially to a law case; "an objection that is immaterial after the fact" [ant: material]
  2. without material form or substance; "an incorporeal spirit" [syn: incorporeal] [ant: corporeal]
  3. not consisting of matter; "immaterial apparitions"; "ghosts and other immaterial entities" [syn: nonmaterial] [ant: material]
  4. not pertinent to the matter under consideration; "an issue extraneous to the debate"; "the price was immaterial"; "mentioned several impertinent facts before finally coming to the point" [syn: extraneous, impertinent, orthogonal]
  5. (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)"; "what others think is altogether indifferent to him" [syn: indifferent]
Immaterial Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Immaterial \Im`ma*te"ri*al\ ([i^]m`m[.a]*t[=e]"r[i^]*al), a. [Pref. im- not + material: cf. F. immat['e]riel.]
  1. Not consisting of matter; incorporeal; spiritual; disembodied. Angels are spirits immaterial and intellectual. --Hooker.
  2. Of no substantial consequence; without weight or significance; unimportant; as, it is wholly immaterial whether he does so or not. Syn: Unimportant; inconsequential; insignificant; inconsiderable; trifling.
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