Maybe there were just too many deaths that winter to make news of one insignificant passing.
Our whole life together is too perfect to let anything as insignificant as him interfere with it.
Lying to her, even about something this insignificant, felt awful.
And he felt guilty as hell for his own foul mood and the insignificant reasons behind it.
It doesn't mean I'm going to screw up your world with every little suspicion and insignificant detail that crops up.
This is insignificant compared to the size of the currents which several authorities have calculated from considerations as to terrestrial magnetism.
The emoluments of the office are confined to certain insignificant admiralty droits.
1 The minerals produced are tin, gold, iron, galena and others, in insignificant quantities.
The imports of foreign metals in the rough and of coal are steadily increasing, while the exports, never otherwise than insignificant, show no advance.
He was a man of insignificant character, with a taste for artificial verse.
The manufacturing industries of Cuba have never been more than insignificant as compared with what they might be.
At this period the state of the Byzantine Empire was such as to render its powers of resistance insignificant; indeed the length of time during which it held out against the Turks is to be attributed rather to the lack of efficacious means at the disposal of its assailants than to any qualities possessed by its defenders.
Doubtless the work of the past few months does seem like a triumphal march to him; but then people seldom see the halting and painful steps by which the most insignificant success is achieved.
He was there to represent spectatordom, and help make this seemingly insignificant event one with the removal of the gods of Troy.
This makes a difference of level, at the outside, of six or seven feet; and yet the water shed by the surrounding hills is insignificant in amount, and this overflow must be referred to causes which affect the deep springs.
It was insignificant and unnecessary, and cost more than it came to.
These sayings were prepared in the inner laboratory of his mind in a portable form as if intentionally, so that insignificant society people might carry them from drawing room to drawing room.
He knew no one, and despite his smart Guardsman's uniform, all these exalted personages passing in the streets in their elegant carriages with their plumes, ribbons, and medals, both courtiers and military men, seemed so immeasurably above him, an insignificant officer of the Guards, that they not only did not wish to, but simply could not, be aware of his existence.
He was conscious that here he was in contact with the springs that set in motion the enormous movements of the mass of which in his regiment he felt himself a tiny, obedient, and insignificant atom.
He knew it was Napoleon--his hero--but at that moment Napoleon seemed to him such a small, insignificant creature compared with what was passing now between himself and that lofty infinite sky with the clouds flying over it.
To Bolkonski so many people appeared contemptible and insignificant creatures, and he so longed to find in someone the living ideal of that perfection toward which he strove, that he readily believed that in Speranski he had found this ideal of a perfectly rational and virtuous man.
Many various, indifferent, and insignificant people appeared before him.
They were for the most part quite insignificant trifles, but did not seem so to the mother or to the father either, now that he read this diary about his children for the first time.