How to use Minutiae in a sentence
Not only is divorce an emotionally-crippling event in most cases, but the intimidating amount of legal minutiae surrounding the event can send even the most intrepid person running for cover.
Thus the lad was gradually initiated into all the minutiae of administration.
To those who have no patience with the minutiae of legislation, the prolix discussions are as irksome as the arguments appear arbitrary.
This time he'd bury Jake Weller in a mountain of minutiae.
No rule can be given for determining with certainty the day on which any given Jewish year begins without entering into the minutiae of their irregular and complicated calendar.Advertisement
As a classical scholar, his scorn of littlenesses sometimes led him into the neglect of minutiae, but he had the higher merit of interpreting ideas.
Today, many hundreds of millions of people are thoroughly familiar with all the minutiae of the vampire myth.
Even the landscapes within which we play seemed sterile, for all the minutiae of the graphics.
They included Memoirs of the civil wars after the death of Caesar, used by Suetonius and Plutarch; bucolic poems in Greek; translations of Greek speeches; occasional satirical and erotic verses; essays on the minutiae of grammar.
Not every fan enjoyed the minutiae involved in the foundation of accepted technologies, but Enterprise never forgot its place in the Star Trek timeline.Advertisement
During the 8th and 9th centuries the office tended to become more and more exclusively purely administrative, the archdeacon by his visitations relieving the bishop of the minutiae of government and keeping him informed in detail of the condition of his diocese.
It can still be pretty clearly shown in detail that these four codices deviated from one another in points of orthography, in the insertion or omission of a wa (" and ") and such-like minutiae; but these variations nowhere affect the sense.
Billy H was a great frontman, and their songs were filled with grim, gritty minutiae; proper little kitchen sink dramas.
He looks askance at the minutiae to which habit and social decorum usually blind us, reframing them so they appear ridiculous, shocking.
I have observed the minutiae of this constant siege.Advertisement
An instinctive respect for minutiae has thus been inculcated, and has gradually extended to all the affairs of life.