nugatory nugatory

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of no real value

Usage(s):

  1. Jacoby's offense was no offense or an error so nugatory as to demand no more than a one-sentence explanation.
  2. The rewards for running in this unique race are nugatory.
  3. No doubt the differences between one constructivist painting and another would seem just as nugatory to a bonze.

Quotes

  • "At worst ...... if Mr. Harkat was deported to Algeria within the one-year suspension period, the relief provided by the Supreme Court of Canada to remedy the violation of his charter rights would be nugatory," Lemieux wrote in his 29-page judgment.
    on May 11, 2007 By: Mario Lemieux Source: National Post

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