Synonyms of 'a trifle'
▷ See trifle
slightlyDictionary, a little, a bit
He found both locations just a trifle disappointing.
The house they moved to was slightly larger.
I'm getting a little tired of having to correct your mistakes.
This girl was a bit strange.
He concluded that Oswald was somewhat abnormal.
I'm afraid it's rather a long story.
The machine operated moderately well.
Sales last year were marginally better.
to some degree
on a small scale
to some extent or degree
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to a small extent
to some extent
to a certain extent
to a small degree
Thesaurus for a trifle from the Collins English Thesaurus
You can use a trifle to mean slightly or to a small extent , especially in order to make something you say seem less extreme .