nugatory adj : of no real value; "a nugatory law"
- Trivial, trifling or of little importance.
invalid or futile.
- 1792 — George
Fourth State of the Union Address
- I can not dismiss the subject of Indian affairs without again recommending to your consideration the expediency of more adequate provision for giving energy to the laws throughout our interior frontier and for restraining the commission of outrages upon the Indians, without which all pacific plans must prove nugatory.
- 1792 — George Washington, Fourth State of the Union Address
- Having no force, inoperative, ineffectual.
- Removable from a computer program with safety, but harmless if retained.
law: having no force
- Russian: недействительный
NG, airy, asinine, barren, bootless, catchpenny, cheap, counterproductive, effete, empty, etiolated, fatuitous, fatuous, feckless, flimsy, foolish, fribble, fribbling, frivolous, frothy, fruitless, futile, good-for-naught, good-for-nothing, hollow, idle, inadequate, inane, ineffective, ineffectual, inefficacious, inoperative, invalid, junk, junky, light, no-account, no-good, not worth having, not worth mentioning, not worthwhile, nugacious, of no force, otiose, shabby, shallow, shoddy, silly, slender, slight, sterile, superficial, trashy, trifling, trite, trivial, unavailing, useless, vacuous, vain, valueless, vapid, windy, worthless