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.

Etymology: L trivialis commonplace f. trivium: see TRIVIUM

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.