Nugacity - definition of Nugacity by The Free Dictionary
|n.||1.||Futility; trifling talk or behavior; drollery.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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In a letter to Kingsley Amis dated 19 September 1942, also originating from Warwick, he coins the term "nugacity
" to capture his overwhelming sense of temperamental and circumstantial stagnation (SL 44).