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nugacious

[noo-gey-shuh s, nyoo-] /nuˈgeɪ ʃəs, nyu-/
adjective
1.
trivial; unimportant or insignificant; nugatory.
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; < Latin nūgāc-, stem of nūgāx bungling (nūg(ārī) to trifle, quibble + -āx adj. suffix) + -ious
Related forms
nugaciousness, noun
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