from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To make or cause to appear trivial: tried to trivialize their criticisms.
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- v. To make something appear trivial
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To render trivial or paltry.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make trivial or insignificant
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Maybe you should "trivialize" Mr. Murtaugh's letter, in its entirety.
So then those who "trivialize" a non-telic approach to biology, they being akin to holocaust deniers, should then be subject to the same judicial remedies.
Hillary Clinton and John Edwards caught making comments about getting rid of other candidates in debate the ones who quote, "trivialize" debates.
Israel also objects to attempts to "trivialize" the Holocaust.
Steyn then compared the torture memo controversy to the Miss California / gay marriage flap, all the while claiming he didn't want to "trivialize" the issue of interrogations.
And that law in Europe is ridiculous; I think it is anyone's right to 'trivialize' the holocaust after the zionist-driven holocaust industry has produced endless books and movies and used the holocaust as justification for further crimes against humanity and jewish religious fundamentalism.
And there is a tendency to kind of trivialize those things as you get older, to kind of be patronizing about those things.
Mr. Obama certainly feels that it is his right to demonize and trivialize and misstate the concerns of his opponents.
It's simply wrong to trivialize the atrocities committed by the Confederacy.
Nah, the coward will just brush up on Saul Alinsky, where you don't argue with facts, you argue by creating a boogeyman, demean them and trivialize them.