nugacious

[ noo-gey-shuhs, nyoo- ]

adjective
  1. trivial; unimportant or insignificant; nugatory.

Origin of nugacious

1
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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