triviality

triviality
n.
1.
Trivialness, unimportance, insignificance, indifference.
2.
Trifle, small matter, bawble, nothing, bubble, thing of little value or consequence, thing of no moment, bagatelle.

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  • Triviality — Triv i*al i*ty, n.; pl. {Trivialities}. [Cf. F. trivialit[ e]] 1. The quality or state of being trivial; trivialness. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is trivial; a trifle. [1913 Webster] The philosophy of our times does not expend itself in furious… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • triviality — index immateriality, inconsequence, insignificance, mediocrity, platitude, technicality Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • triviality — 1590s, “quality of being trivial,” from TRIVIAL (Cf. trivial) + ITY (Cf. ity). Meaning “a trivial thing or affair” is from 1610s. Related: Trivialities …   Etymology dictionary

  • triviality — [triv΄ē al′ə tē] n. [ TRIVIAL + ITY] 1. the quality or state of being trivial 2. pl. trivialities a trivial thing, matter, or idea; trifle …   English World dictionary

  • triviality — [[t]trɪ̱viæ̱lɪti[/t]] trivialities N VAR If you refer to something as a triviality, you think that it is unimportant and not serious. He accused me of making a great fuss about trivialities... Interviews with politicians were juxtaposed with news …   English dictionary

  • triviality — UK [ˌtrɪvɪˈælətɪ] / US noun Word forms triviality : singular triviality plural trivialities 1) [uncountable] the trivial quality of something 2) [countable] a minor detail or difficulty …   English dictionary

  • triviality — triv|i|al|i|ty [ˌtrıviˈælıti] n plural trivialities 1.) something that is not important at all ▪ Don t waste time on trivialities. 2.) [U] the fact of not being at all important or serious ▪ the triviality of daytime TV …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • triviality — noun 1) the triviality of the subject matter Syn: unimportance, insignificance, inconsequence, inconsequentiality, pettiness, banality 2) he need not concern himself with such trivialities Syn: minor detail, thing of no importance/consequence,… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • triviality — trivialumas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. triviality vok. Trivialität, f rus. тривиальность, f pranc. trivialité, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • triviality — trivial ► ADJECTIVE ▪ of little value or importance. DERIVATIVES triviality noun (pl. trivialities) . trivially adverb. ORIGIN originally in the sense «belonging to the trivium» (an introductory course at a medieval university involving the study …   English terms dictionary

  • triviality — noun (plural ties) Date: 1598 1. the quality or state of being trivial 2. something trivial ; trifle …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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