Trivial, trifling or of little importance. (adjective)
Ineffective, invalid or futile. (adjective)
Having no force, inoperative, ineffectual. (adjective)
Removable from a computer program with safety, but harmless if retained. (adjective)
Examples of word nugatory
As TV and the Internet converge into something generically known as broadband, the distinctions between the two will soon become nugatory from a consumer point of view.
As soon as the lords were out of Henry's reach, the Scots Estates demanded modifications in the proposed treaty which would have made it nugatory from the English point of view.
Yesterday's term was nugatory, which is defined as:
In my opinion, people who opine about the "merely aesthetic," who find aesthetic values "nugatory" unless they are subservient to a higher principle of judgment, manifestly disdain art except as an illustrative aid, a utilitarian convenience.
The "aesthetic canons of legitimacy and achievement," which Helen Vendler observes and attempts to advance, are "nugatory" unless they buttress these cultural pillars.