Minutiae meaning

mĭ-no͝oshē-ē, -nyo͝o-
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Small or relatively unimportant details.
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Small or trivial details.
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Minutiae is defined as small, trivial unimportant details.

Minor details about an event that don't really matter such as the color of the napkins are an example of minutiae.

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Plural form of minutia.
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Origin of minutiae

  • Late Latin from pl. of Latin minūtia smallness from minūtus small minute2

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition