nugacity

noun nu·gac·i·ty \ n(y)üˈgasətē \

Definition of nugacity

plural -es
2 : something frivolous or trivial
  • hummed the scrambled fragments of two or three nugacities
  • —Robertson Davies

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Origin and Etymology of nugacity

Late Latin nugacitas, from Latin nugac-, nugax trifling (from nugae trifles, jokes) + -itas -ity


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