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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

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

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

Choice is more than picking 'x' over 'y.' It is a responsibility to separate the meaningful and the uplifting from the trivial and the disheartening. It is the only tool we have that enables us to go from who we are today to who we want to be tomorrow.
Sheena Iyengar

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

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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