MEANING: verb tr.: To regard as worthless.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin flocci, from floccus (tuft of wool) + pendere (to weigh or consider). Earliest documented use: 1548. A related word is floccinaucinihilipilification.

FLACCIPEND - hanging limply, like a flag in still air

FLOCKIPEND - just waiting for my sheep to come in

FLOCCITEND - ...I shall not want...