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nugatory

Having little meaning. A nugatory statement or command is one that provides little value and might just as well be omitted. See deprecate.
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In an opposition filed before the court, state lawyers stressed that "allowing the accused to leave the jurisdiction of the Philippines will render nugatory the orders and processes of the Court since the jurisdiction of the court cannot extend beyon that of the Philippines.
Some (though not Mr Bates) were humiliated, their campaigns ending with a returning officer reading out their nugatory scores to a sports centre full of jeering politicos.
To them the solution lay in delay and nugatory staff work to "play the game" until the media and government lost interest.
Hannaham's frequent references to astronomical phenomena suggest that all human suffering is nugatory in the cosmic scale, allowing for less opportunity to lament or even celebrate his characters.
Indeed, an ontology where existence is left by wayside would perpetuate the myth of a so-called post-racial world in which the meaning accorded to white bodies in the form of white privilege, white power, and complicity in forms of white supremacy, would be deemed nugatory, and the degradation of Black bodies and bodies of color would be conceptualized as pathologically self-generated.
Arabi, Dadsetan [4], Sedaghat [19], Golzari [8], Manthegi [13], Vaseghi, Rahmati, Schawgwsney, Laur And Lauma have mentioned in their researches about schoolbooks that divergent creativity had been considered nugatory and this is not in agreement with the current research, because in this research almost 24% of categories proportion (text,practical works, figures and table) is belonging to divergent thinking.
Thus unless Article 237 was first amended no validation affirmation or adoption of unconstitutional illegal and void ab initio acts of a usurper of power could be made by Majlis-eShoora (Parliament) otherwise one provision would render the other redundant and nugatory.
nominal and nugatory the transcendent and precious right of the people
05 incurred on the project as at June 30, 2011 nugatory.
On the contrary, the tree loses the proper density and mystery as a concrete existent and, as merely another specimen of a species becomes itself nugatory.
These works, in an instant, rendered nugatory even the dernier cri of the American entries.
Hence, to engage in black philosophy on conceptual terms set forth here is to affirm one's humanity in the face of those who deem you a sub-person, ersatz, ontologically nugatory.