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To be unimportant - thesaurus




to make someone or something less powerful or important, or to become less powerful or important



to become less famous or less important



to become smaller in amount, level, importance etc or make something do this



if a feeling or power wanes, it becomes weaker or less important

not amount to much/a great deal

to not be very impressive, important etc

make no/little difference

to not be important, or to not have any effect

mean nothing

to have no importance

take a back seat

to become less important



to become less important or serious, especially when compared with someone or something else

fade into insignificance

if something fades into insignificance, people forget about it and it becomes unimportant

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be no better than

to be as bad or as unimportant as a particular type of person or thing

be no biggie

informal to not be important or not matter

be (strictly) for the birds

to have no use, purpose, or importance

not amount to a hill of beans

to not be important at all

pale into insignificance

to suddenly seem small and unimportant when compared with something much more important or impressive

play second fiddle to someone

informal to be less important or less powerful than someone else



a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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