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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 express negative or disapproving comments
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Slight but nagging
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Small and weak
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Noun
Continual criticism, typically concerning trivial things
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The action of objecting to something
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Action or speech that makes someone angry, especially deliberately
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Verb
Present participle for to complain or express discontent in a wearisome manner
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Present participle for cause slight but persistent annoyance, discomfort, or anxiety
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“Somehow, though, she planted this little seed of doubt which has niggled away at me.”
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Present participle for to show, feel, or cause to feel, concern or worry
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Present participle for to bother with persistent thoughts or memories
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Present participle for to quibble over trivial matters
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Present participle for dawdle
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