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Synonyms of 'fiddling'

(adjective) 
Definition
small or unimportant
There were a thousand fiddling jobs to do.
Synonyms
trivial
I don't like to visit the doctor just for something trivial.
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small
No detail was too small to escape her attention.
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petty
Rows would start over petty things.
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trifling
The guests had each paid £250, no trifling sum.
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insignificant
In 1949 it was still a small, insignificant city.
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unimportant
It was an unimportant job, and paid very little.
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pettifogging
pettifogging bureaucratic interference
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futile
She doesn't want to comment. It's too futile.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of futile
Definition
foolish and of no value
She doesn't want to comment. It's too futile.
in the sense of insignificant
Definition
having little or no importance
In 1949 it was still a small, insignificant city.
Synonyms
measly (informal),
of no consequence,
nonessential,
small potatoes,
nickel-and-dime (US, slang),
of no account,
not worth mentioning,
of no moment,
wanky (taboo, slang)
in the sense of pettifogging
Definition
excessively concerned with unimportant detail
pettifogging bureaucratic interference
Synonyms
hairsplitting,
piddling (informal),
nit-picking (informal),
equivocating,
sophistical,
casuistic

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