1. [ adjective ] of no importance or relevance especially to a law case

"an objection that is immaterial after the fact"

Related terms: material
2. [ adjective ] without material form or substance
Synonyms: incorporeal

"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"
Synonyms: indifferent

"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"

Related terms: unimportant
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"

Related terms: irrelevant
5. [ adjective ] not consisting of matter
Synonyms: nonmaterial

"immaterial apparitions" "ghosts and other immaterial entities"

Related terms: material intangible insubstantial materiality
Similar spelling:   immaterialize