insignifiant etymology

French word insignifiant comes from French in- (In-; un- (indicates negation).), French signifier (To signify, mean.), French ouïr ((archaic) to hear. (archaic) to listen.)

Detailed word origin of insignifiant

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
in- French (fra) In-; un- (indicates negation).
signifier French (fra) To signify, mean.
ouïr French (fra) (archaic) to hear. (archaic) to listen.
insignifiant French (fra) (dated) Without or with an unclear signification.. (derogatory) Of no value or interest.. Of no impact; unimportant; inconsequent; insignificant. (chiefly, Quebec, derogatory) A boring (male) person of no importance.

Words with the same origin as insignifiant

Descendants of in-
changé immortalité immortel impardonnable impasse impitoyable imposer impossible improbable imprévu impuissant inapproprié inattendu inconfortable inconscient inconvénient incroyablement insensé insuffisance introuvable involontaire irresponsable irrésistible volontairement
Descendants of ouïr
ouï ouïe oyant