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    trivial - Dictionary definition and meaning for word trivial

    Definition
    (adj) (informal) small and of little importance
    Example Sentence
    • a fiddling sum of money
    • a footling gesture
    • our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war
    • a little (or small) matter
    • a dispute over niggling details
    • limited to petty enterprises
    • piffling efforts
    • giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction
    Definition
    (adj) of little substance or significance
    Synonyms : superficial
    Example Sentence
    • a few superficial editorial changes
    • only trivial objections
    Definition
    (adj) concerned with trivialities
    Example Sentence
    • a trivial young woman
    • a trivial mind
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for trivial

trivial=three+vs+all....so the choice of 3persons is given little importance wen compared to all. to all

tri' sounds like 'third' class and 'vial' sounds like value,, means a person having third class value, or very less value.

trivial i.e. tri via all is always negligible.

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