The definition of nugatory is worthless or useless.
An example of something nugatory is a fake lotto ticket; a nugatory ticket.
- trifling; worthless
- not operative; invalid
Origin of nugatoryClassical Latin nugatorius ; from past participle of nugari, to trifle ; from nugae, trifles
- Of little or no importance; trifling: The nation's interests in such a remote region were nugatory.
- Unavailing, futile, or invalid: Efforts to remedy the situation proved to be nugatory.
Origin of nugatoryLatin n&umacron;g&amacron;t&omacron;rius, from n&umacron;g&amacron;tor, trifler, from n&umacron;g&amacron;r&imacron;, to trifle, from n&umacron;gae, jokes.
(comparative more nugatory, superlative most nugatory)
From Latin nÅ«gÄtÅrius.
nugatory - Computer Definition
nugatory - Legal Definition
Of a law or a contract, that it is unenforceable.