HyperDic: trivial

English > 3 senses of the word trivial:
ADJECTIVEalltrivial, fiddling, footling, lilliputian, little, niggling, piddling, piffling, petty, picayune(informal) small and of little importance
alltrivial, superficialof little substance or significance
alltrivialconcerned with trivialities
trivial > pronunciation
Soundstrih'viyahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > trivial: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(informal) small and of little importance.
Synonymsfiddling, footling, lilliputian, little, niggling, piddling, piffling, petty, picayune
Broaderunimportantnot important
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishbaladí, fútil, insignificante, insustancial, intrascendente, nimio, pequeño, trivial
Catalanfútil, inconsiderable, insignificant, insubstancial, intrascendent, negligible, nimi, petit, trivial
Nounstriviasomething of small importance
trivialitythe quality of being unimportant and petty or frivolous
Verbstrivializemake trivial or insignificant
English > trivial: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOf little substance or significance.
Example "only trivial objections"
Synonymsuperficial
Broaderinsignificant, unimportantdevoid of importance, meaning, or force
Spanishsuperficial, trivial
Catalantrivial
Nounstriviasomething of small importance
trivialitya detail that is considered insignificant
Verbstrivializemake trivial or insignificant
English > trivial: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningconcerned with trivialities.
Examples
  • "a trivial young woman"
  • "a trivial mind"
Broaderfrivolousnot serious in content or attitude or behavior
Spanishtrivial
Adverbstriviallyin a frivolously trivial manner

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