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Synonyms for trivial
ˈtrɪv i əltriv·ial

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. trivial

    Vain (Latin vanus, empty) keeps the etymological idea through all changes of meaning; a vain endeavor is empty of result, or of adequate power to produce a result, a vain pretension is empty or destitute of support, a vain person has a conceit that is empty or destitute of adequate cause or reason. That which is bootless, fruitless, or profitless fails to accomplish any valuable result; that which is abortive, ineffectual, or unavailing fails to accomplish a result that it was, or was supposed to be, adapted to accomplish. That which is useless, futile, or vain is inherently incapable of accomplishing a specified result. Useless, in the widest sense, signifies not of use for any valuable purpose, and is thus closely similar to valueless and worthless. Fruitless is more final than ineffectual, as applying to the sum or harvest of endeavor. That which is useless lacks actual fitness for a purpose; that which is vain lacks imaginable fitness. Compare VACANT; OSTENTATION; PRIDE.

    Compare synonyms for UTILITY.

    Synonyms:
    abortive, baseless, bootless, deceitful, delusive, empty, fruitless, futile, idle, inconstant, ineffectual, nugatory, null, profitless, shadowy, trifling, unavailing, unimportant, unprofitable, unreal, unsatisfying, unserviceable, unsubstantial, useless, vain, vapid, visionary, worthless

    Antonyms:
    adequate, advantageous, beneficial, competent, effective, efficient, expedient, potent, powerful, profitable, real, serviceable, solid, sound, substantial, sufficient, useful, valid, valuable, worthy

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. trivial

    Synonyms:
    trifling, trite, common, unimportant, useless, nugatory, paltry, inconsiderable

    Antonyms:
    important, weighty, critical, original, novel

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fiddling, footling, lilliputian, little, niggling, piddling, piffling, petty, picayune, trivialadjective

    (informal) small and of little importance

    "a fiddling sum of money"; "a footling gesture"; "our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war"; "a little (or small) matter"; "a dispute over niggling details"; "limited to petty enterprises"; "piffling efforts"; "giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction"

    Synonyms:
    subaltern, junior-grade, piddling, superficial, picayune, diminutive, tiny, footling, petite, lowly, petty(a), lilliputian, slight, bantam, lower-ranking, small-minded, fiddling, petty, minuscule, short, midget, little(a), flyspeck, secondary, small, little, piffling, niggling

    Antonyms:
    of import, serious, important, significant

  2. superficial, trivialadjective

    of little substance or significance

    "a few superficial editorial changes"; "only trivial objections"

    Synonyms:
    niggling, picayune, piffling, footling, superficial, petty, fiddling, lilliputian, little, piddling

    Antonyms:
    significant, important, serious, of import

  3. trivialadjective

    concerned with trivialities

    "a trivial young woman"; "a trivial mind"

    Synonyms:
    niggling, picayune, piffling, footling, superficial, petty, fiddling, lilliputian, little, piddling

    Antonyms:
    important, significant, serious, of import

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. trivialadjective

    Synonyms:
    [Rare.] common, ordinary, vulgar

  2. trivialadjective

    Synonyms:
    trifling, petty, small, frivolous, slight, light, nugatory, worthless, paltry, unimportant, inconsiderable, insignificant, immaterial, of little value, of little consequence

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. trivialadjective

    Synonyms:
    trifling, frivolous, insignificant, unimportant

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How to use trivial in a sentence?

  1. Marc Owen Jones:

    Although Twitter claimed they suspended some botnets this is relatively trivial, the bots suspended were crude and likely to have been identified as part of Twitter's routine spambot roundup, i've identified similar networks for years and Twitter rarely make a fanfare of getting them removed. Indeed, there are existing botnets spreading pro-regime propaganda that have existed since 2012 and that are still going strong.

  2. Peter Innes:

    It has been estimated that about 35,000 people died as a result of the European heatwave in 2003, so this is not a trivial issue.

  3. Robert West:

    If you've got a big problem( people think) you need a big solution, face touching [ appears to be ] such a trivial thing. It's almost silly, and it just doesn't feel right that stopping face touching could make much of a difference.

  4. Ron Shapiro:

    These are not trivial questions in terms of the real legitimate shortage of organs for people who are on the waiting list.

  5. Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud:

    When about 200 soldiers who came to help your country are killed in one morning, it is not something trivial.


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