nugifying

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nugae (trifles) + -fy +‎ -ing.

Adjective[edit]

nugifying (comparative more nugifying, superlative most nugifying)

  1. Rendering trifling or futile; making silly.
    • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
      Let any competent judge read Hacket's Life of Archbishop Williams, and then these Sermons, and so measure the stultifying, nugifying effect of a blind and uncritical study of the Fathers []