nugacious

nugacious

[noo-gey-shuhs, nyoo-]
adjective
trivial; unimportant or insignificant; nugatory.

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

nugaciousness, noun
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