floccinaucinihilipilification


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floccinaucinihilipilification

, floccipend - Floccinaucinihilipilification is estimating or categorizing something as worthless, and floccipend means "regard as insignificant" (from Latin flocci pendere, "hold at little value").
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floccinaucinihilipilification

the categorizing of something as valueless trivia.
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As the Indian economy is in a tailspin, a member of the monetary policy committee, Chetan Ghate, said, "estimates of economic growth in India have unfortunately been subject to a fair degree of floccinaucinihilipilification. Notwithstanding this, growth is likely to pick up."
Unlike Congress leader Shashi Tharoor who uses archaic and "unpronounceable" words like "Floccinaucinihilipilification" and "schadenfreude", Justice Iyer creatively used the language and in the process, coined many new words.
In a tweet back in October 2018 he said "My new book, THE PARADOXICAL PRIME MINISTER, is more than just a 400-page exercise in floccinaucinihilipilification. Pre-order it to find out why." (ANI)
Floccinaucinihilipilification is considering something as worthless.
The longest main entry in the Oxford English Dictionary is the 29-letter FLOCCINAUCINIHILIPILIFICATION -it contains a solitary element, TIN.
Someone who uses words like floccinaucinihilipilification and is rumoured to sleep in doublebreasted pyjamas is too eccentric to be our national leader.
They seemed to have developed floccinaucinihilipilification, a toxic attitude of simply dismissing what they heard as nothing.
Surely not the same Jacob with a liking for double-breasted pyjamas and using words like floccinaucinihilipilification in parliamentary debate.
SORRY seems to be the hardest word - well apart from floccinaucinihilipilification.
Moving beyond floccinaucinihilipilification: Enhancing the utility of systematic reviews.
And although some of these words are inordinately sesquipedalian, like "floccinaucinihilipilification" for example, they are all of a finite length.