The action or habit of estimating something as worthless. (The word is used chiefly as a curiosity.).
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- Humans are quick to partake in the floccinaucinihilipilification process, it has happened before and it will happen repeatedly until evolution explicates perfect men.
mid 18th century: from Latin flocci, nauci, nihili, pili (words meaning 'at little value') + -fication. The Latin elements were listed in a well-known rule of the Latin Grammar used at Eton College, an English public school.
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