Definition of Triviality

1. Noun. The quality of being unimportant and petty or frivolous.

Exact synonyms: Pettiness, Puniness, Slightness
Generic synonyms: Unimportance
Specialized synonyms: Joke
Derivative terms: Petty, Puny, Slight, Trivial



2. Noun. A detail that is considered insignificant.
Exact synonyms: Technicality, Trifle
Generic synonyms: Detail, Item, Point
Derivative terms: Technical, Trivial

3. Noun. Something of small importance.
Exact synonyms: Small Beer, Trifle, Trivia
Generic synonyms: Object, Physical Object
Specialized synonyms: Bagatelle, Fluff, Frippery, Frivolity
Derivative terms: Trivial, Trivial

Definition of Triviality

1. n. The quality or state of being trivial; trivialness.

Definition of Triviality

1. Noun. The quality of being trivial or unimportant. ¹

2. Noun. Something which is trivial or unimportant. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Triviality

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Triviality

trivia
trivial
trivial absolute value
trivial functional dependency
trivial name
trivial names
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trivialised
trivialises
trivialising
trivialism
trivialisms
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trivialists
trivialities
triviality (current term)
trivialization
trivializations
trivialize
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trivializers
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trivializingly
trivially
trivialness
trivium
triviums
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Literary usage of Triviality

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1. The Essentials of æsthetics in Music, Poetry, Painting, Sculpture and by George Lansing Raymond (1921)
"... on Account of Colour, More Variety in the Number and Sizes of Objects ; also More Minuteness and triviality—Architecture as Originated—As Influenced by ..."

2. The Psychology of Childhood by Naomi Norsworthy, Mary Theodora Whitley (1918)
"triviality is a relative term. — Another difference between children and adults in their thinking is in the character of data used. ..."

3. Macmillan's Magazine by John Morley, Mowbray Morris, David Masson, George Grove (1907)
"THE BLIGHT OF triviality THE child, ignorant of dietetics, selects jam as a sustaining food ; the doctor ordains powder, and the nurse combines both along ..."

4. The Crime Against Kansas: The Apologies for the Crime. The True Remedy by Charles Sumner (1856)
"... absurd as the latter; and to be dismissed, with the Apology founded upon it, to the derision which triviality and absurdity justly receive. ..."

5. The Schools of Charles the Great and the Restoration of Education in the by James Bass Mullinger (1877)
"That a writer whose lot was cast in such troublous times triviality should have left behind little save elaborate panegyrics, jj*?118 trifling ..."

6. The Collected Works of George Moore by George Moore (1917)
"triviality disappeared, until nothing was seen or felt but this one suffering man. The minutes slipped like the iron teeth of a saw over Kate's ..."

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