Synonyms for minutia

Grammar : Noun
Spell : mi-noo-shee-uh, -shuh, -nyoo-
Phonetic Transcription : mɪˈnu ʃi ə, -ʃə, -ˈnyu-

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Définition of minutia

Origin :
  • 1751, plural minutiae, from Latin minutia "smallness" (plural minutiae, in Late Latin "trifles"), from minutus "small" (see minute (adj.)).
  • noun trivia
Example sentences :
  • This minutia of detail is applied to the distribution of a vast bulk of mail.
  • Extract from : « The Bay State Monthly, Vol. 1, Issue 1. » by Various
  • If so, it is useless to try, or hope to know what life is in its minutia.
  • Extract from : « Philosophy of Osteopathy » by Andrew T. Still
  • All detailed thoughts, all the minutia of the mind were swept away.
  • Extract from : « The Garden Of Allah » by Robert Hichens
  • His desk is clear of all litter and minutia—likewise his mind.
  • Extract from : « Laugh and Live » by Douglas Fairbanks
  • All this was testified to, with every minutia of detail, before the Investigating Committee.
  • Extract from : « Personal Recollections of Pardee Butler » by Pardee Butler
  • He conformed to their taste; he flattered their foibles, and obsequiously bowed to the minutia of female volatility.
  • Extract from : « Alonzo and Melissa » by Daniel Jackson, Jr.
  • Dr. Boxton took the stand and testified, with a minutia of detail, how the bribe had been paid to him.
  • Extract from : « 'The System,' as uncovered by the San Francisco Graft Prosecution » by Franklin Hichborn
  • Space forbids entering into the minutia either of construction or machinery used.
  • Extract from : « The Niagara River » by Archer Butler Hulbert
  • Ellen will have detailed to you all the minutia of our excursion; a recapitulation from me would therefore be tedious.
  • Extract from : « Charlotte Bronte and Her Circle » by Clement K. Shorter
  • The brain with all organs, nerves, vessels, and every minutia in form with all materials found or used in life.
  • Extract from : « Philosophy of Osteopathy » by Andrew T. Still

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