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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

We think that democracy can change a lot of things, but we're being fooled, because democracy is not the election. We've been taught that democracy is having elections. And it isn't. Elections are the most horrendous aspect of democracy. It's the most mundane, trivial, disappointing, dirty aspect.
Gael Garcia Bernal

No sociologist should think himself too good, even in his old age, to make tens of thousands of quite trivial computations in his head and perhaps for months at a time.
Max Weber

We all might ask ourselves why we tune in to these more trivial matters and tune out when it comes to Darfur.
Nicholas D. Kristof

Always write your ideas down however silly or trivial they might seem. Keep a notebook with you at all times.
Michael Morpurgo

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

trivial in German is gehaltlos
trivial in Spanish is trivial
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