# trivial

### adjective

- noting a solution of an equation in which the value of every variable of the equation is equal to zero.
- (of a theorem, proof, or the like) simple, transparent, or immediately evident.

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## Related Words for trivial

superficial, petty, paltry, insignificant, immaterial, inconsequential, meaningless, unimportant, commonplace, negligible, minor, trite, incidental, irrelevant, frivolous, atomic, diminutive, evanescent, everyday, flimsy## Examples from the Web for trivial

### Contemporary Examples of trivial

Harping about a Republican war on women while wages stagnate and growth sputters is trivial and desperate.

The most riveting stories so far deal with trivial matters that sound like deleted scenes from a George Costanza fever dream.

That may seem like a trivial point, but it is not universally agreed on.

Is it really a trivial thing to not offer a desired benefit to employees?

Tolstoy is unsurpassed in combining the grand with the trivial, that is, the small details which make up life.

Susan Minot on Africa, Joseph Kony, and the Limits of Writing About LoveLea Carpenter

February 10, 2014

### Historical Examples of trivial

You've made me your butt, your fool, your doer of trivial offices.

VivietteWilliam J. Locke

He was a gentleman, but the trivial fact is of small avail to-day.

Within the LawMarvin Dana

And at least it was not a trivial view, nor an ill meant one.

A Treatise on Parents and ChildrenGeorge Bernard Shaw

His tone was as level as if he were discussing some trivial matter.

The Bacillus of BeautyHarriet Stark

On Mike's face was a map of disaster; the disaster might be trivial or great.

ThoroughbredsW. A. Fraser