Word of the Day – Nugatory

By January 13, 2017Word of the Day

Nugatory (adj)

noo-gat-ury

Of no value or importance: Useless or futile.

Taken from the Latin nugatorius, from nugari to trifle, from nugae jests.

Example sentences

“First of all, the sums involved in the new savings accounts are nugatory.”

“No one makes you feel more like the nugatory little ninny that you are than a furious English teacher.”

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