|About Us | What's New | Search | Site Map | Contact Us|
A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: Excess or redundancy.
From Latin nimius (too much). Ultimately from the Indo-European root ne (not), which also gave us nil, null, not, never, nothing, nihilism, annihilate, and naughty. Earliest documented use: 1542.
"As he said it, a nimiety of memories came back to him of the sick, the wounded, the dying: disease, war, famine, flood, fire, devastation."
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro; A Feast in Exile; Tor; 2001.
Explore "nimiety" in the Visual Thesaurus.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner. -Nelson Mandela, activist, South African president, Nobel Peace Prize (1918-2013)
Contribute | Advertise
© 2013 Wordsmith