nɪ'maɪətɪ n. exaggeration, overstatement (in manners or writing)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • nimiety — /ni muy i tee/, n., pl. nimieties. 1. excess; overabundance: nimiety of mere niceties in conversation. 2. an instance of this. [1555 65; < LL nimietas, equiv. to nimi(us) too much + etas, var. (after i) of itas ITY] * * * …   Universalium

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