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trivial

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtrivialtriv‧i‧al /ˈtrɪviəl/ ●●○ adjective 🔊 🔊 UNIMPORTANTnot serious, important, or valuabletrivial problem/matter/complaint etc 🔊 We were punished for the most trivial offences. 🔊 a trivial sum 🔊 Her feelings for Simon seemed trivial by comparison.see thesaurus at unimportant
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trivialThis is tiny, but not trivial.And that is one reason why this presidential election is beginning to look so transparent and trivial.People in them feel liberated from the trivial and the arbitrary.No, I don't think your question is trivial at all.The issue of where the peace talks will be held may seem trivial, but to the participants it is very important.From a human relations point of view, Janet had outsmarted Hazel by refusing to become a victim over a trivial matter.Having committed himself by revealing defence secrets, such freedom of speech seemed a trivial matter.She often loses her temper over trivial matters.In general they overestimate the amount available and underestimate the time wasted by being fragmented in small amounts on rather trivial matters.As far as social psychological concepts are concerned, the distinction between universal and particular is not a trivial one.Some ideas will be too trivial, some would be impossible to carry out.Why waste time watching trivial TV programs?trivial problem/matter/complaint etcFrom a human relations point of view, Janet had outsmarted Hazel by refusing to become a victim over a trivial matter.Having committed himself by revealing defence secrets, such freedom of speech seemed a trivial matter.In contrast to what he had been fearing, it was a trivial matter.In general they overestimate the amount available and underestimate the time wasted by being fragmented in small amounts on rather trivial matters.Our obsession with cleanliness is no trivial matter.There was no satisfactory method of dealing with trivial complaints.To meet the target, managers were forced wastefully to expend resources on the most trivial complaints.Installing and maintaining a Web server is not a trivial matter, however, given the security and administrative issues involved.
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