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/Word of the Day 07/22/15 Nugatory

Nugatory (adjective)
nugatory [noo-guh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, nyoo-]


adjective
1. of no real value; trifling; worthless.
2. of no force or effect; ineffective; futile; vain.
3. not valid.

Synonyms
1. trivial, insignificant, frivolous.
2. useless, inoperative.

Origin: 1595-1605; < Latin nugatorius worthless, useless, trifling, equivalent to nuga(ri) to trifle + -torius -tory

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