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triviality Line breaks: trivi¦al|ity
Pronunciation: /ˌtrɪvɪˈalɪti/

Definition of triviality in English:

noun (plural trivialities)

[mass noun]
1Lack of seriousness or importance; insignificance: the mediocrity and triviality of current popular culture the relentlessness of his triviality is grating
More example sentences
  • No, no, no; you'd never find me wasting my time on such fruitless triviality.
  • We can laugh at, or bemoan, the triviality of the media.
  • The matter of the United Kingdom being engaged in a war which few of us condone far transcends the triviality of local affairs.
minor detail, petty detail, mere detail, matter/thing of no importance, matter/thing of no consequence, trifle, non-essential, inessential, nothing;
technicality, incidental;
(trivialities)trivia, minutiae
1.1 [count noun] An insignificant detail; a trifle: an over-concentration on trivialities
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  • I have often been accused of thinking too much, of over-analyzing trivialities.
  • I do not wish to waste the House's time on such trivialities.
  • Wipe out pettiness, irritations, illusions, trivialities.

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