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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
MEANING:noun: Triviality; futility.
ETYMOLOGY:From Latin nugax (trifling), from nugari (to trifle).
USAGE:"For many, the Beachcomber column has been an oasis of nugacity in an otherwise worthy landscape."
Beachcomber; The Daily Express (London, UK); Jan 9, 2006.
See more usage examples of nugacity in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:A hair in the head is worth two in the brush. -Oliver Herford, writer and illustrator (1863-1935)
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