|1.||[ adjective ] of no importance or relevance especially to a law case|
"an objection that is immaterial after the fact"
|2.||[ adjective ] without material form or substance|
"an incorporeal spirit"
|Related terms:||corporeal discorporate spiritual unbodied materiality|
|3.||[ adjective ] lacking importance; not mattering one way or the other; often followed by "to"|
"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"
|4.||[ adjective ] not pertinent to the matter under consideration|
|Synonyms:||extraneous orthogonal impertinent|
"an issue extraneous to the debate" "the price was immaterial" "mentioned several impertinent facts before finally coming to the point"
|5.||[ adjective ] not consisting of matter|
"immaterial apparitions" "ghosts and other immaterial entities"
|Related terms:||material intangible insubstantial materiality|