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Definition of Trivial

Trivial

  1. Found anywhere; common.
  2. Ordinary; commonplace; trifling; vulgar.
  3. Of little worth or importance; inconsiderable; trifling; petty; paltry; as, a trivial subject or affair.
  4. Of or pertaining to the trivium.
  5. One of the three liberal arts forming the trivium.

Trivial Quotations

The evolution of social media into a robust mechanism for social transformation is already visible. Despite many adamant critics who insist that tools like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube are little more than faddish distractions useful only to exchange trivial information, these critics are being proven wrong time and again.
Simon Mainwaring

Women are systematically degraded by receiving the trivial attentions which men think it manly to pay to the sex, when, in fact, men are insultingly supporting their own superiority.
Mary Wollstonecraft

Torture is such a slippery slope; as soon as you allow a society or any legal system to do that, almost instantly you get a situation where people are being tortured for very trivial reasons.
Iain Banks

Technology has advanced more in the last thirty years than in the previous two thousand. The exponential increase in advancement will only continue. Anthropological Commentary The opposite of a trivial truth is false; the opposite of a great truth is also true.
Niels Bohr

In war, events of importance are the result of trivial causes.
Julius Caesar
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Trivial Translations

trivial in German is gehaltlos
trivial in Spanish is trivial
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