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What is another word for niggling?

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Adjective
Significantly unimportant and deserving of little to no attention
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“They started having tiffs about the most niggling little things.”
Adjective
Causing slight but persistent annoyance, discomfort, or anxiety
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“Both players have been suffering from niggling injuries.”
Adjective
Inclined to find fault too readily
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Adjective
Slight or subtle, but nagging or persistent
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Small in size, physique or stature
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Adjective
That which remains or persists over time
Noun
Continual criticism, typically concerning trivial things
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Action or speech that makes someone angry, especially deliberately
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Noun
The action of objecting to something
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Verb
Present participle for to complain or express discontent in a wearisome manner
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“The way they niggle me about it, you'd think hacking it on one's own in a flat in Lincoln Street was like being some frightful old maid with a bead necklace and dingle-dangle earrings doing the Chelsea Bohemian bit in the Twenties.”
Verb
Present participle for to cause slight but persistent annoyance, discomfort, or anxiety to
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“That one thing he said would niggle me for the whole twelve days to come.”
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Present participle for to quibble over trivial matters
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Present participle for to fiddle with something in an attempt to fix, mend or improve it, especially in an experimental or unskilled manner
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