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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [flok-suh-naw-suh-nahy-hil-uh-pil-uh-fi-key-shuh n]
    • /ˌflɒk səˌnɔ səˌnaɪ hɪl əˌpɪl ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [flok-suh-naw-suh-nahy-hil-uh-pil-uh-fi-key-shuh n]
    • /ˌflɒk səˌnɔ səˌnaɪ hɪl əˌpɪl ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/

Definitions of floccinaucinihilipilification word

  • noun floccinaucinihilipilification Rare. the estimation of something as valueless (encountered mainly as an example of one of the longest words in the English language). 1
  • noun floccinaucinihilipilification The action or habit of estimating something as worthless. (The word is used chiefly as a curiosity. ). 1
  • noun floccinaucinihilipilification (often humorous) The act or habit of describing or regarding something as unimportant, of having no value or being worthless. 0

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Origin of floccinaucinihilipilification

First appearance:

before 1735
One of the 48% newest English words
1735-45; < Latin floccī + naucī + nihilī + pilī all meaning “of little or no value, trifling” + -fication

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