Synonyms of 'trivial'
of little importanceI don't like to visit the doctor just for something trivial.
It was an unimportant job, and paid very little.
He found himself getting angry over little things.
No detail was too small to escape her attention.
She is known for a number of minor roles in films.
It's only made a slight difference.
an exhilarating escape from the drudgery of everyday life
Rows would start over petty things.
They seek strong sensations to dull their sense of a meaningless existence.
The practice was virtually unheard of twenty years ago, but has now become commonplace.
Training is worthless unless there is proof that it works.
The guests had each paid £250, no trifling sum.
In 1949 it was still a small, insignificant city.
Managers are convinced that the strike will have a negligible effect.
wasting money on frivolous projects
She had no interest in such paltry concerns.
The playing of music proved to be incidental to the main business.
the puny resources at our disposal
a reminder of how inconsequential their lives were
He was a man of great charm and not inconsiderable wit.
nickel-and-dime (US, slang), ,
chickenshit (US, slang)
What mighty contests rise from trivial things – The Rape of the Lock]
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in the sense of commonplace
dull or unoriginalThe practice was virtually unheard of twenty years ago, but has now become commonplace.
in the sense of everyday
suitable for or used on ordinary daysan exhilarating escape from the drudgery of everyday life
bog-standard (British, Irish, slang),
common or garden (informal),
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Thesaurus for trivial from the Collins English Thesaurus
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