[ni-mahy-i-tee] /nɪˈmaɪ ɪ ti/
noun, plural nimieties.
nimiety of mere niceties in conversation.
an instance of this.
noun (pl) -ties
a rare word for excess
“excess, redundancy,” from Latin nimietas “excessiveness,” from nimius “beyond measure, excessive,” from nimis (adv.) “too much, beyond measure, excessively.”
[nim-uh-nee-pim-uh-nee] /ˈnɪm ə niˈpɪm ə ni/ adjective 1. affectedly delicate or refined; mincing; effeminate: A niminy-piminy shyness makes frankness impossible. /ˈnɪmɪnɪˈpɪmɪnɪ/ adjective 1. excessively refined; prim
[nim-its] /ˈnɪm ɪts/ noun 1. Chester William, 1885–1966, U.S. admiral. /ˈnɪmɪts/ noun 1. Chester William. 1885–1966, US admiral; commander in chief of the US Pacific fleet in World War II (1941–45)
- Nimonic alloy
/nɪˈmɒnɪk/ noun 1. any of various nickel-based alloys used at high temperatures, as in gas turbine blades
/nɪmps/ adjective 1. (Northern English, dialect) easy