Worthless and more

venial
(adj)
VEE-ni-ǝl
Meaning

1. trivial; minor; unimportant; insignificant

1st Sample Sentence

1. There are a few venial errors of spelling and punctuation in the draft of your paper, but in every other respect it is perfect.

2nd Meaning

2. forgivable

2nd Sample Sentence

2. Certainly he has offended me from time to time over the years, but the offenses were always of a venial kind.

Root

venia (forgiveness, indulgence, pardon) (Latin)

Antonyms

egregious

Mnemonics

ven + ial (ill) when child is ill, his mischievousness is forgiveable key word is menial. We forgive someone for menial mistakes.

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