Definition of Nimious

1. a. Excessive; extravagant; inordinate.



Definition of Nimious

1. Adjective. (obsolete) Excessive; extravagant; inordinate. ¹

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Definition of Nimious

1. nimiety [adj] - See also: nimiety

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nimious

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nimbyer
nimbyest
nimbyism
nimbyisms
nimbyness
nimbynesses
nimbys
nime
nimesulide
nimetazepam
nimieties
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nimini-pimini
niminy-piminy
nimious (current term)
nimite
nimmed
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nimrods
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Literary usage of Nimious

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Scottish Jurist: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the House of by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, House of Lords, Parliament, Great Britain (1848)
"For I do not understand the Lord Ordinary to hold that this was what is properly called a nimious proceeding. Suppose there had been no tender of payment, ..."

2. The Scots Digest of Scots Appeals in the House of Lords from 1707 and of the by Robert Candlish Henderson, Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords (1908)
"Recall — nimious and Oppressive Use of—Action for Alleged Reckless Trust ... Held that the arrestments were nimious, and loosed simpliciter. Shanks v. ..."

3. Decisions of the Court of Session: From November 1825 to [20th July 1841] by John Tawse, F. Somerville, John Craigie, George Robinson, Scotland Court of Session, Charles Gordon Robertson, Scotland High Court of Justiciary, Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, Faculty of Advocates (Scotland) (1839)
"My opinion is, that the whole proceedings i<> J»'y of the pursuer in laying on these arrestments, are nimious and oppressive, and that these arrestments ..."

4. Cases Decided in the House of Lords: On Appeal from the Courts of Scotland by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, James Wilson, Patrick Shaw, Charles Hope Maclean, William Reginald Courtenay Devon (1829)
"The respondent petitioned and complained to the Court, that this measure was nimious and oppressive, and resorted to for the purpose of harassing and ..."

5. The Scots Revised Reports, [Court of Session]: Faculty Collection, 1807-1825 by Scotland Court of Session (1906)
"The Court recalled the inhibitions as nimious and oppressive ; and the Lord Ordinary, " having advised with the Lords of the Second Division of the Court, ..."

6. Cases Decided in the Court of Session by Scotland Court of Session, Patrick Shaw, Scotland, Court of Session (1832)
"The legitimate exercise of that right must be protected ; as any nimious use of ... At the same time it is clear, that any nimious or excessive use of this ..."

7. The Scots Digest of the Cases Decided in the Supreme Courts of Scotland: And by John Condie Stewart Sandeman, Scotland Courts (1905)
"Opinion (JUT Ld. Young) that the prosecution was nimious and oppressive. M'Arthur v. Campbell, 1896 (J.), 23 R. 81 ; 33 8. LR 550 ; 3 8. LT 318. 490. ..."

8. The Journal of Jurisprudence by Law Library Microform Consortium (1869)
"Besides, nimious and oppressive use of diligence grounds an action for damages. It is obvious, however, that such remedies are not commensurate with the ..."

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