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floccinaucinihilipilification

[ flok-suh-naw-suh-nahy-hil-uh-pil-uh-fi-key-shuhn ]
/ ˌflɒk səˌnɔ səˌnaɪ hɪl əˌpɪl ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən /
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noun

Rare. the estimation of something as valueless (encountered mainly as an example of one of the longest words in the English language).

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Origin of floccinaucinihilipilification

1735–45; <Latin floccī + naucī + nihilī + pilī all meaning “of little or no value, trifling” + -fication

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