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An abbreviation of "for what it's worth," a phrase used to present information or an opinion that might not be very valuable for or helpful to the listener. Well, I really like the paint color you chose FWIW. Don't take your mom's criticism too seriously.
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interj. for what it’s worth. (Used in electronic mail and computer forum or news group messages. Not pronounced aloud.) I think you are just too sensitive, FWIW.
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