Meaning of TRIVIAL in English


adj. 1 of small value or importance; trifling (raised trivial objections). 2 (of a person) concerned only with trivial things. 3 archaic commonplace or humdrum (the trivial round of daily life). 4 Biol. & Chem. of a name: a popular; not scientific. b specific, as opposed to generic. 5 Math. giving rise to no difficulty or interest. triviality n. (pl. -ies). trivially adv. trivialness n.

[ L trivialis commonplace f. trivium: see TRIVIUM ]

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