trivialize

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transitive verb triv·i·al·ize \ˈtri-vē-ə-ˌlīz\

Definition of trivialize

trivialized

trivializing

  1. :  to make trivial :  reduce to triviality

trivialization

play \ˌtri-vē-ə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

Examples of trivialize in a sentence

  1. The news story trivialized the problem.

  2. He is trivializing the situation.

1846

First Known Use of trivialize

1846


TRIVIALIZE Defined for English Language Learners

trivialize

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transitive verb triv·i·al·ize \ˈtri-vē-ə-ˌlīz\

Definition of trivialize for English Language Learners

  • : to make (something) seem less important or serious than it actually is


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