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    trifling

    trifling - Dictionary definition and meaning for word trifling

    Definition
    (noun) the deliberate act of delaying and playing instead of working
    Synonyms : dalliance , dawdling
    Definition
    (adj) not worth considering
    Synonyms : negligible , paltry
    Example Sentence
    • he considered the prize too paltry for the lives it must cost
    • piffling efforts
    • a trifling matter
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for trifling

divide it like TRI(TRY)+FLING.(means to throw sb or something)..SO..you always TRY to throw SOMETHING UNIMPORTANT.

trifling :trivial+feeling .. you are felling its truvial i.e: that is of no value unimportant :D

Split as T(tea)+RIFLING (Re-Filling) work is not worth activity and takes time so its delaying also

TRIFLING refers to something unworthy of REGARDING, a small matter.

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TRIFLING sounds like DRIBBLING, its like jst dribbling for time pass i.e. delaying any work and nt working

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