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trifling

tri·fling

trifling

 
 
pronunciation:
traI flIng
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of little importance, meaning, or value; slight; trivial.
She was less concerned about the trifling sum he owed her than his presumption that he need not pay her back.a trifling problem
synonyms:
insignificant, paltry, slight, trivial
antonyms:
important, serious, significant
similar words:
futile, idle, inconsequential, insubstantial, meaningless, minute, negligible, niggling, nominal, nugatory, petty, picayune, piddling, puny, small, tiny, token, unimportant
definition 2: idle or frivolous.
some trifling gossip
synonyms:
frivolous, idle, petty, superficial
similar words:
empty, foolish, inane, light, meaningless, shallow, silly, small, vacuous
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derivation: triflingly (adv.)