Nehama (med_cat) wrote in 1word1day,

Friday word: Nugatory

Nugatory sounds creamy and delicious but it means unimportant, of no value or useless; futile.

From Latin nugatorius; from nugari "to trifle"; from nugae, or "jests."

Source (check out the other 10 words, too! Some of them had been featured on this comm before):

11 Words that don't mean what they sound like, from Mental Floss
Tags: adjective, latin, n, wordsmith: med_cat

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