Niggling and Unimportant


Niggling adjective - (informal) small and of little importance.
Usage example: a dispute over niggling details

Unimportant is a synonym for niggling in trifling topic. In some cases you can use "Unimportant" instead an adjective "Niggling", when it comes to topics like property, petty.

Nearby Word: niggled


Unimportant adjective - Not important.
Usage example: a relatively unimportant feature of the system

Niggling is a synonym for unimportant in trifling topic. You can use "Niggling" instead an adjective "Unimportant".

Nearby Words: unimportance, unimportantly
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