Definition of 'niggling'
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The film is slick enough to quell most niggling doubts. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It was more a niggling sense of unease. Times, Sunday Times (2014)His most basic requirement was relief from a niggling fear of loneliness. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Do you have a niggling worry that you may have osteoporosis? Times, Sunday Times (2008)But there will still be that niggling sense that there could have been more. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They are the perfect group of people with which to discuss this niggling feeling that now has a smell. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But there is one niggling doubt. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Then sort out any niggling problems you have, and learn some relaxation exercises. The Sun (2015)Then came the niggling feeling: is this it? Times, Sunday Times (2012)That is despite going under the knife on Tuesday to cure a niggling groin problem. The Sun (2016)But there is that niggling doubt because he himself won't admit it. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And he also wanted to make sure he had fully recovered from niggling wrist and back injuries that troubled him earlier in the year. The Sun (2008)I am sure you have had that niggling feeling you could have done better. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But before you begin, make sure you are fully warmed up and have no injuries or niggling pain. The Sun (2012)The niggling worry is that run was back in April so he has missed a lot of the season. The Sun (2016)Worries we have been carrying around niggling in the backs of our minds tend to surface when we see one of these bright green centres. The Sun (2016)If niggling back pain has plagued your workouts, then this could be what you need to get back on track. Times, Sunday Times (2009)On the way home in the car I began to have a niggling fear. Christianity Today (2000)I'm having treatment for a niggling foot injury - a common problem for badminton players. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I've got a niggling back injury and it's a good chance to rest. The Sun (2008)
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Used Occasionally. niggling is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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