[ triv-ee-uh-lahyz ]
/ ˈtrɪv i əˌlaɪz /
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verb (used with object), triv·i·al·ized, triv·i·al·iz·ing.
to make trivial; cause to appear unimportant, trifling, etc.
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Also especially British, triv·i·al·ise .
OTHER WORDS FROM trivializetriv·i·al·i·za·tion, noun
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How to use trivialize in a sentence
The Israelis are concerned about both the rise of anti-Semitism globally, and the trivialization of the Holocaust—even locally.Should Neo-Nazis Be Allowed Free Speech?|Thane Rosenbaum|January 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In other words, Berlusconi's trivialization of the Shoah and his lenient views regarding Mussolini are not uncommon.Why Do Italian Jews Tolerate Berlusconi's Trivialization of the Holocaust?|Anna Momigliano|November 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The McCain operation was a tour de force of self-trivialization.Sarah Palin, Beware: The Evangelical Intrusion Is Over|Garry Wills|November 13, 2008|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for trivialize
/ (ˈtrɪvɪəˌlaɪz) /
(tr) to cause to seem trivial or more trivial; minimizehe trivialized his injuries
Derived forms of trivializetrivialization or trivialisation, noun
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