seminice etymology

English word seminice comes from English nice, English semi- (Half. Partial, incomplete. Somewhat, rather, quasi-.)

Detailed word origin of seminice

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
nice English (eng) Used to signify a job well done.. Used to signify approval. (dated) Very small and thus liable to not being noticed.. (now, rare) Particular in one's conduct; scrupulous, painstaking; choosy. [from 14th c.]. (obsolete) Doubtful, as to the outcome; risky. [16th-19th c.]. (obsolete) Particular as regards rules or qualities; strict. [16th-19th c.]. (obsolete) Silly, ignorant; foolish. [...]
semi- English (eng) Half. Partial, incomplete. Somewhat, rather, quasi-.
seminice English (eng) Somewhat or partially nice.

Words with the same origin as seminice

Descendants of nice
Niceville nyc
Descendants of semi-
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