Examples of trivialize in a Sentence
The news story trivialized the problem.
He is trivializing the situation.
Recent Examples of trivialize from the Web
The movie trivializes the team’s endurance by relegating a lengthy winning streak to a montage.
In 2016, the horror film The Forest dropped its American protagonists in Japan’s Aokigahara—a real-life forest known for its high incidence of suicides—while trivializing the deaths that have occurred there.
This childlike effect ultimately trivializes the immense social illness Morrison addresses, as do the attempts at comedy and silhouette and slow-motion scenes.
Also the use of quotation marks with the term, assault weapon, trivializes how Americans view these guns.
These days electronic music is often perceived as pure entertainment or valued mostly for its ability to generate revenue, but Drew argues that this trivializes raves and similar events.
Would taking photos of these women trivialize the issue of police brutality?
The issues of maintaining civilization and taming the hubristic impulses in individual characters and throughout the universe were trivialized into kid stuff.
The result of this collective toil is a singular vessel for beauty and pleasure, subject to the whims of the market and the vagaries of taste and therefore easy to trivialize.
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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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