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He would call about something trivial in the middle of the night. The Sun (2016)Now we argue most days over trivial things. The Sun (2016)I have got so angry with the older one about trivial things. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They were locked up for an offence many consider trivial. The Sun (2013)This is not an entirely trivial matter. Times, Sunday Times (2015)What on earth can such a trivial thing matter? Times, Sunday Times (2009)The argument comes up that it seems like a trivial pursuit. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You might think that this is a lot of fuss about something trivial. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This is neither an academic nor a trivial matter. Times, Sunday Times (2011)What mighty contests rise from trivial things! Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is at such times as these that sport can seem the most trivial of pursuits. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Yet all he can do is have a go about something so trivial. The Sun (2009)It has so many possible causes - ranging from the trivial to the serious. The Sun (2011)I followed the daily activities of a trivial little person. Somewhere East of Life (1994)Let me take two other examples, one rather trivial and one conceivably the most important problem facing the world. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It wasn't such a long time ago that we died from what are now considered to be trivial illnesses. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He gives it a few lines in the context, and almost as an example of petty wrangling over trivial matters. Christianity Today (2000)Her films were considered trivial because they were'about relationships '. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Try to do some rather unimportant, trivial activities just for the pleasure of doing it, not for how you think others will think of you. Coping with Angina (1990)
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Translations for 'trivial'
British English: trivial /ˈtrɪvɪəl/ ADJECTIVE
If you describe something as trivial, you think that it is unimportant and not serious.
- American English: trivial
- Arabic: تَافِه
- Brazilian Portuguese: trivial
- Chinese: 微不足道的
- Croatian: trivijalan
- Czech: triviální
- Danish: triviel
- Dutch: triviaal
- European Spanish: trivial
- Finnish: vähäpätöinen
- French: trivial
- German: trivial
- Greek: τετριμμένος
- Italian: insignificante
- Japanese: 些細な
- Korean: 사소한
- Norwegian: triviell
- Polish: błahy
- European Portuguese: trivial
- Romanian: banal
- Russian: тривиальный
- Spanish: trivial
- Swedish: trivial
- Thai: ไม่สำคัญ
- Turkish: önemsiz
- Ukrainian: незначний
- Vietnamese: ít quan trọng
Definition of trivial from the Collins English Dictionary
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