fade into insignificance

fade into insignificance
fade into insignificance phrase
if something fades into insignificance, people forget about it and it becomes unimportant

Eventually, these teenage rebellions will fade into insignificance.

Thesaurus: to be unimportantsynonym
Main entry: insignificance

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