(also minutia /-ʃɪə/)
The small, precise, or trivial details of something: the minutiae of everyday life
More example sentences
- He added it was only possible to iron out the minutiae of the details once the centre was open.
- Most of us have been too caught up in the everyday minutiae to be bothered.
- Frankly, I find the minutia of everyday life much more interesting than the glaring important life changing events that shape our lives.
mid 18th century: Latin, literally 'trifles', from minutia 'smallness', from minutus (see minute2).