[ triv-ee-uh-lahyz ]
/ ˈtrɪv i əˌlaɪz /
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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Example sentences from the Web for trivialize
The Israelis are concerned about both the rise of anti-Semitism globally, and the trivialization of the Holocaust—even locally.
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
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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