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nimiety

[ ni-mahy-i-tee ]

noun

, plural ni·mi·e·ties.
  1. nimiety of mere niceties in conversation.

  2. an instance of this.


nimiety

/ nɪˈmaɪɪtɪ /

noun

  1. a rare word for excess


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Word History and Origins

Origin of nimiety1

First recorded in 1555–65; from Late Latin nimietās, equivalent to nimi(us) “too much” + -etās, variant (after i ) of -itās -ity
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Word History and Origins

Origin of nimiety1

C16: from Late Latin nimietās, from Latin nimis too much

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