Examples of nugatory
<the congressional resolution has symbolic value only, as it relates to a matter governed by the states and is thus nugatory>
<the book is entertaining, but its contributions to Shakespearean scholarship are nugatory>
Origin of nugatory
Latin nugatorius, from nugari to trifle, from nugae trifles
First Known Use: 1603
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Rhymes with nugatory
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