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Definition of "nimiety" [ni•mi•e•ty]

  • Superfluity; excess. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "nimiety" in a sentence
  • "A nimiety of money is not synonymous with prosperity."
  • "Some are thrilling in their audacity — they are prophetic, magical, sublime, we futilely say: if we tire of them or are not in the mood to appreciate their excesses, we say that they are pretentious, as Coleridge spoke of "a nimiety, too-muchness.""
  • "Nor that a nimiety of it doesn't help solve a lot of practical problems."