Definitions for minutiamɪˈnu ʃi ə, -ʃə, -ˈnyu-; -ʃiˌi

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. minutia(noun)

    a small or minor detail

    "he had memorized the many minutiae of the legal code"


  1. minutia(Noun)

    A minor detail, often of negligible importance.

    They spent all their time on minutiae, never making real progress.

  2. minutia(Noun)

    Any of the major features of a fingerprint that allow prints to be compared.

  3. Origin: From minutia.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Minutia(noun)

    a minute particular; a small or minor detail; -- used chiefly in the plural

  2. Origin: [L., fr. minutus small, minute. See 4th Minute.]

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ahmed Korayem:

    The mind is, by far, the most complex tool ever created. The day we’ll discover every minutia of its inner workings is the day we’ll know everything there is to know about this universe.

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