Meaning of nugatory

nu•ga•to•ry

Pronunciation: (n'gu-tôr"ē, -tōr"ē, ny'-), [key]
— adj.
  1. of no real value; trifling; worthless.
  2. of no force or effect; ineffective; futile; vain.
  3. not valid.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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