- in|sig|nif|i|cance [ ,ınsıg`nıfikəns ] noun uncountthe quality of not being large or important enough to be worth considering:insignificance of: It reminds us of the insignificance of man in the whole scheme of things.a. fade into insignificance if something fades into insignificance, people forget about it and it becomes unimportant:Eventually, these teenage rebellions will fade into insignificance.b. pale into insignificance to suddenly seem small and unimportant when compared with something much more important or impressive:Last year's spending pales into insignificance when compared with the proposed building renovations.
Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.