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nugacious

[ noo-gey-shuhs, nyoo- ]
/ nuˈgeɪ ʃəs, nyu- /
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adjective
trivial; unimportant or insignificant; nugatory.
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Origin of nugacious

1645–55; <Latin nūgāc-, stem of nūgāx bungling (nūg(ārī) to trifle, quibble + -āx adj. suffix) + -ious

OTHER WORDS FROM nugacious

nu·ga·cious·ness, noun
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