Nugation Nu*ga"tion, n. [Cf. OF. nugation.] The act or practice of trifling. [R.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

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  • nugation — noun ( s) Etymology: Medieval Latin nugation , nugatio, from Latin nugatus (past participle of nugari to trifle, joke, from nugae trifles, jokes) + ion, io ion obsolete : the act or an instance of trifling …   Useful english dictionary

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