- immaterial (adj.)
- late 14c., "spiritual, incorporeal," from Medieval Latin immaterialis "not consisting of matter, spiritual," from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + Late Latin materialis (see material). Secondary sense of "unimportant" is first recorded 1690s from material in its 16c. sense of "important." Related: Immaterially.
- 1. Whether we like him or not is immaterial.
- 2. The cost is immaterial.
- 3. The body is material but the soul is immaterial.
- 4. The sum of money is quite immaterial to him.
- 5. When it happened is immaterial.
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