Origin of nimietyClassical Latin nimietas ; from nimis, adv., too much (by litotes) ; from an unverified form ne-miis ; from ne-, not + Indo-European an unverified form miis, comparative of an unverified form meio-, little ; from base an unverified form mei- from source minor
Origin of nimietyLate Latin nimietas, from Latin nimius, excessive, from nimis, excessively; see ne in Indo-European roots.
(countable and uncountable, plural nimieties)
- State of being in excess, possessing more than is needed.
Latin nimietÄs, from nimius (“excessive") and nimis (“excessively").