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Unimportant under the circumstances; irrelevant,
  1. Unimportant under the circumstances; irrelevant
    • - so long as the band kept the beat, what they played was immaterial
  2. Spiritual, rather than physical
    • - we have immaterial souls

  1. of no importance or relevance especially to a law case; "an objection that is immaterial after the fact"
  2. incorporeal: without material form or substance; "an incorporeal spirit"
  3. not consisting of matter; "immaterial apparitions"; "ghosts and other immaterial entities"
  4. extraneous: 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"
  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"
  6. (Immaterium) In Games Workshop's Warhammer Fantasy and Warhammer 40,000 fictional universes, Chaos refers to the often stereotypically malevolent entities which live in a parallel universe, known as the Warp in Warhammer 40,000 and as the Realm of Chaos in Warhammer Fantasy. ...
  7. Having no matter or substance; Irrelevant
  8. Of no importance. Something in financial statements that will not change decisions of investors.
  9. A thing is immaterial if it cannot affect the outcome of a case. If a fact offered as evidence is immaterial, the court should sustain an objection to its introduction and strike same from the record. ...
  10. What is not essential; unimportant what is not requisite; what is informal; as, an immaterial averment, an immaterial issue.
  11. Not essential or necessary; not important or pertinent; not decisive; of no substantial consequence; without weight; of no material significance.
  12. Immaterial states are represented by hands clasped to one’s chest, index fingers pointing upwards. Immaterial characters should be treated as Out-of-Play unless your character is Empathic, or you are also in this state.
  13. adj. a commonly heard objection to introducing evidence in a trial on the ground that it had nothing substantial to do with the case or any issue in the case. ...