|a.||1.||Not consisting of matter; incorporeal; spiritual; disembodied.|
|2.||Of no substantial consequence; without weight or significance; unimportant; |
|Adj.||1.||immaterial - of no importance or relevance especially to a law case; "an objection that is immaterial after the fact"|
material - directly relevant to a matter especially a law case; "his support made a material difference"; "evidence material to the issue at hand"; "facts likely to influence the judgment are called material facts"; "a material witness"
|2.||immaterial - without material form or substance; "an incorporeal spirit"|
|3.||immaterial - not consisting of matter; "immaterial apparitions"; "ghosts and other immaterial entities"|
material - derived from or composed of matter; "the material universe"
|4.||immaterial - not pertinent to the matter under consideration; "an issue extraneous to the debate"; "the price was immaterial"; "mentioned several impertinent facts before finally coming to the point"|
|5.||immaterial - (often followed by `to') lacking importance; not mattering one way or the other; "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"|
IMMATERIAL. What is not essential; unimportant what is not requisite; what
is informal; as, an immaterial averment, an immaterial issue.
2. When a witness deposes to something immaterial, which is false, although he is guilty of perjury in foro conscientiae, he cannot be punished for perjury. 2 Russ. on Cr. 521; 1 Hawk. b. 1, c. 69, s. 8; Bac. Ab. Perjury, A.