1: The action or habit of estimating something as worthless
I sighed as Sally tossed another item in the trash. A glare flashed my way, but I wanted Sally to pause and think. Not everything was trash. Her perchance for floccinaucinihilipilification had caused the destruction of countless childhood memories.
When Sally rose to retrieve another box, I saved a trinket from the trash, stuffing it in my pocket before she returned. I arranged my face into a mask of annoyance. Sally regarded me a moment then resumed working. I let out a breath. As long as she didn’t suspect, I could save the treasures and add it to my horde.