[im-uh-teer-ee-uh l] /ˌɪm əˈtɪər i əl/
of no essential consequence; unimportant.
not pertinent; irrelevant.
not material; incorporeal; spiritual.
of no real importance; inconsequential
not formed of matter; incorporeal; spiritual
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.
[im-uh-teer-ee-uh-liz-uh m] /ˌɪm əˈtɪər i əˌlɪz əm/ noun 1. the doctrine that there is no material world, but that all things exist only in and for minds. 2. the doctrine that only immaterial substances or spiritual beings exist. /ˌɪməˈtɪərɪəˌlɪzəm/ noun (philosophy) 1. the doctrine that the material world exists only in the mind 2. the […]
[im-uh-teer-ee-al-i-tee] /ˌɪm əˌtɪər iˈæl ɪ ti/ noun, plural immaterialities for 2. 1. state or character of being . 2. something .
[im-uh-teer-ee-uh-lahyz] /ˌɪm əˈtɪər i əˌlaɪz/ verb (used with object), immaterialized, immaterializing. 1. to make . /ˌɪməˈtɪərɪəˌlaɪz/ verb 1. (transitive) to make immaterial
[im-uh-choo r, -too r, -tyoo r, -chur] /ˈɪm əˈtʃʊər, -ˈtʊər, -ˈtyʊər, -ˈtʃɜr/ adjective 1. not mature, ripe, developed, perfected, etc. 2. emotionally undeveloped; juvenile; childish. 3. Physical Geography. (def 5). 4. Archaic. . /ˌɪməˈtjʊə; -ˈtʃʊə/ adjective 1. not fully grown or developed 2. deficient in maturity; lacking wisdom, insight, emotional stability, etc 3. (geography) a […]