nugation

noun

plural -s
obsolete
: the act or an instance of trifling

Word History

Etymology

Medieval Latin nugation-, nugatio, from Latin nugatus (past participle of nugari to trifle, joke, from nugae trifles, jokes) + -ion, -io -ion

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“Nugation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nugation. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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