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nimiety

[ni-mahy-i-tee] /nɪˈmaɪ ɪ ti/
noun, plural nimieties.
1.
excess; overabundance:
nimiety of mere niceties in conversation.
2.
an instance of this.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; < Late Latin nimietās, equivalent to nimi(us) too much + -etās, variant (after i) of -itās -ity
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nimiety

/nɪˈmaɪɪtɪ/
noun (pl) -ties
1.
a rare word for excess
Word Origin
C16: from Late Latin nimietās, from Latin nimis too much
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