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Meaning of NIMIETY

Pronunciation:  ni'mIitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  extreme excess; "an embarrassment of riches"
 

NIMIETY is a 7 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: embarrassment, overplus, plethora, superfluity
 
 See Also: excess, excessiveness, inordinateness, redundance, redundancy

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ni*mi"e*ty\, n. [L. nimietas, fr. nimius, a., nimis,
adv., too much.]
State of being in excess. [R.]

      There is a nimiety, a too-muchess, in all Germans.
                                               --Coleridge.

 

 

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