triviality

noun triv·i·al·i·ty \ ˌtri-vē-ˈa-lə-tē \
Updated on: 16 Mar 2018
plural trivialities
1 : the quality or state of being trivial
2 : something trivial : trifle

Examples of triviality in a Sentence

  1. We shouldn't spend time on such trivialities.

  2. the triviality of the problem

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First Known Use of triviality

1598

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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triviality

  • : something that is not important

  • : the quality or state of being trivial



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