Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 11/04/19 Minutia

Minutia (noun)
minutia [ mi-noo-shee-uh, -shuh, -nyoo- ]


noun plural mi·nu·ti·ae [mi-noo-shee-ee, -nyoo-].
1. Usually minutiae. precise details; small or trifling matters: the minutiae of his craft.

OTHER WORDS FROM MINUTIA
mi·nu·ti·al, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH MINUTIA
minimal, minimize, minimum, minuscule (see usage note at minuscule)

WORDS RELATED TO MINUTIA
trifle, frippery, froth, triviality, nonsense, memorabilia, frivolity, minutiae, fiddle-faddle

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Origin: 1745–55; < Latin minūtia smallness, equivalent to minūt(us) minute2 + -ia -ia

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