Example sentences for: immaterial

How can you use “immaterial” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The softness and hardness at issue here are not, of course, the words having literally to do with the physical properties of the same name, but rather the higher, metaphorical qualities associated with the words: that is, hard in the sense of "stern," "uncompromising," "grim," "tough," "realistic," "verifiable," or "physically palpable"; and soft in the sense of "moderate," "subjective," "subject to emotion," "simple," "idealistic," "weak," or "physically immaterial."

  • For example, if an employee arrives 30 minutes late, but works 30 minutes past the planned departure time, this would be considered an immaterial variation and need not be recorded.

  • Clinton's apologists are content to subsume the allegation of violence into a pattern of sex and thereby dismiss it as immaterial.

  • Pornographic Violence: In horror films such as the Friday the 13 th , the issue of whether anyone deserves torture and dismemberment is immaterial.

  • The standards need not be applied to immaterial items.


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