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triviality

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1 something of little importance
  • overlooked such trivialities as haphazardly folded napkins when rating the quality of restaurants

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2 the quality or state of being unimportant
  • the only thing the complaints have in common is their undeniable triviality

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The first known use of triviality was in 1598

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“Triviality.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/triviality. Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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