nugacious

[ noo-gey-shuh s, nyoo- ]
/ nuˈgeɪ ʃəs, nyu- /

adjective

trivial; unimportant or insignificant; nugatory.

Origin of nugacious

1645–55; < Latin nūgāc-, stem of nūgāx bungling (nūg(ārī) to trifle, quibble + -āx adj. suffix) + -ious
Related formsnu·ga·cious·ness, noun
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