noun nu·gac·i·ty \n(y)üˈgasətē\

Definition of nugacity



  1. 1 :  triviality

  2. 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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to cast off or become cast off

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