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Trivial

Triv´i`al
a.1.Found anywhere; common.
2.Ordinary; commonplace; trifling; vulgar.
As a scholar, meantime, he was trivial, and incapable of labor.
- De Quincey.
3.Of little worth or importance; inconsiderable; trifling; petty; paltry; as, a trivial subject or affair.
The trivial round, the common task.
- Keble.
4.Of or pertaining to the trivium.
Trivial name
(Nat. Hist.) the specific name.
n.1.One of the three liberal arts forming the trivium.
Adj.1.trivial - (informal terms) small and of little importance; "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"; "Mickey Mouse regulations"; "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"
2.trivial - obvious and dull; "trivial conversation"; "commonplace prose"
Synonyms: banal, commonplace
3.trivial - of little substance or significance; "a few superficial editorial changes"; "only trivial objections"
Synonyms: superficial
4.trivial - concerned with trivialities; "a trivial young woman"; "a trivial mind"
5.trivial - not large enough to consider or notice
Synonyms: insignificant

TRIVIAL. Of small importance. It is a rule in equity that a demurrer will lie to a bill on the ground of the triviality of the matter in dispute, as being below the dignity of the court. 4 Bouv. Inst. n. 4237. See Hopk. R. 112; 4 John. Ch. 183; 4 Paige, 364.

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