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Definition of 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

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

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 think it's important to look at the world as a bigger place than just the bubble that we live in. It's so easy to get caught up in things of a trivial nature.
Pete Wentz

In the scope of a happy life, a messy desk or an overstuffed coat closet is a trivial thing, yet I find - and I hear from other people that they agree - that getting rid of clutter gives a disproportionate boost to happiness.
Gretchen Rubin

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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