Examples of trivialize in a Sentence
The news story trivialized the problem.
He is trivializing the situation.
Recent Examples of trivialize from the Web
If the film is hilarious — and this Czech feature frequently is, in that awkward, supposedly unintentional way — does that trivialize the threat these potential voters, underground protesters or rabble-rousers could pose for a democratic society?
For nearly three years, the role of women in ISIS has been marginalized or trivialized by the press and public.
Trump has trivialized, at best, that entire effort.
Yet leave it to California Democrats to trivialize the matter by introducing an unnecessary and symbolic measure that revives a Cold War debate — and for some Republicans to eagerly take the bait.
Pepsi pulled the ad after it was widely mocked and criticized for appearing to trivialize protests for social justice causes.
The meme itself has been accused of trivializing depression and suicidal thoughts, and Netflix has seen some backlash for its tweet in turn, with users pointing out that the message of Hannah's tapes should not be taken lightly.
Not to trivialize something that is at heart a human-rights issue, but college basketball had something to do with this.
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Definition of trivialize for English Language Learners
: to make (something) seem less important or serious than it actually is
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