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Immaterial

Describing any circumstance or outcome of little to no importance. For example, a price movement in a stock of a single penny one way or another is almost always immaterial to the company's continued operations.

immaterial

Of so little importance or relevance as to have no significant impact on an outcome. For example, a firm may be engaged in a lawsuit involving such an insignificant amount of money that the lawsuit's outcome will not appreciably affect the firm. Thus, the lawsuit and its potential results are immaterial to the preparation of the firm's financial statements. Compare material.
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I have tried to describe the process by which Latin trintitarian theology moved from a naive materialism in describing the relation between the Father and the Son to a position that embraced the immateriality of God's nature in order to preserve the Father and Son's eternal, "substantial" relation.
44) Nonetheless, courts frequently dismiss securities cases based on immateriality.
There are his monochromes, which for Klein removed from colour the constraint of line, thus approaching immateriality.
This twisted symbol of the Industrial Revolution, like so many others in "Fictional Realities," could easily have sprung from the mind of Lewis Carroll, transforming the once largest suspension bridge in the world into an implausible wonderland of lightness, immateriality, and airborne wire cables.
And in this case, just as is the case with the old arcade machines, immateriality does not necessarily refer to the vanishing of the physicality of the devices, but rather to the achievement of a fictional mental state in the spectator--which implies necessarily the acceptance of deviation from the normative--through the careful revelation of their mechanisms.
In evaluating audit findings, the auditor must include the effects of prior period misstatements not booked by the client due to immateriality, in addition to considering the qualitative aspects of the accumulated misstatements.
Curtis Wright, "The Immateriality of Information," Journal of Library History 11, 4 (October 1976): 297.
For eternity--infinity as timelessness--and immateriality appear to be defining characteristics of God as Dostoevsky sparingly conceives of Him from a philosophical perspective.
Even highly theoretical discussions, such as whether "basic goods" can be derived from speculative reasoning, or Aquinas's account of the immateriality of the soul, are made relatively accessible to novices of natural law theory.
This view of capitalism's immateriality was significant, since the forms of opposition to capitalism celebrated by Hardt and Negri were similarly immaterial; to their minds, revolution is no longer a question of seizing the means of material production but of multiplying and diversifying ways of living in common.
Once again, DeLillo has captured the essence of a particular American moment: the solipsism of power, the paranoia of control, the inequities and immateriality of wealth, the shock of recognition as a system begins to collapse.
Though captured in sound, the transcendent immateriality of these works connects, albeit circuitously, with concepts such as music of the spheres (pp.