first world problem

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noun Slang: Usually Facetious.
a fairly minor problem, frustrating situation, or complaint associated with a relatively high standard of living, as opposed to the more serious problems associated with poverty: I’m bored with all my electronic gadgets—such a first world problem!
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Origin of first world problem

1995–2000; with reference to the First World, the wealthiest countries in the world

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