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trivial

triv·i·al

trivial

 
 
pronunciation:
trI vi l
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part of speech: adjective
definition: not valuable or important; insignificant.
The clerk was tired of hearing the many trivial complaints.
synonyms:
insignificant, petty, slight, small
antonyms:
big, grave, gross, important, momentous, serious
similar words:
frivolous, idle, minor, worthless
derivations: trivially (adv.), trivialness (n.)
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