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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

Our souls may lose their peace and even disturb other people's, if we are always criticizing trivial actions - which often are not real defects at all, but we construe them wrongly through our ignorance of their motives.
Saint Teresa of Avila

I know that campaigns can seem small, and even silly. Trivial things become big distractions. Serious issues become sound bites. And the truth gets buried under an avalanche of money and advertising. If you're sick of hearing me approve this message, believe me - so am I.
Barack Obama

Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Bertrand Russell

Individual science fiction stories may seem as trivial as ever to the blinder critics and philosophers of today - but the core of science fiction, its essence has become crucial to our salvation if we are to be saved at all.
Isaac Asimov

A commodity appears at first sight an extremely obvious, trivial thing. But its analysis brings out that it is a very strange thing, abounding in metaphysical subtleties and theological niceties.
Karl Marx
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Trivial Translations

trivial in German is gehaltlos
trivial in Spanish is trivial

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