from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The quality or condition of being trivial.
  • noun Something trivial.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Trivial or paltry character or quality.
  • noun Pl. trivialities (-tiz). A trivial thing; a trifle; a matter of little value or importance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality or state of being trivial; trivialness.
  • noun That which is trivial; a trifle.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The quality of being trivial or unimportant.
  • noun Something which is trivial or unimportant.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the quality of being unimportant and petty or frivolous
  • noun something of small importance
  • noun a detail that is considered insignificant


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  • I am glad to know the meaning of this word.Thanks 8)

    October 5, 2011