Meaning of niggling

nig•gling

Pronunciation: (nig'ling), [key]
— adj.
  1. petty; trivial; inconsequential: to quibble about a niggling difference in terminology.
  2. demanding too much care, attention, time, etc.: niggling chores about the house.
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