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English Dictionary: triviality by the DICT Development Group
2 results for triviality
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
triviality
n
  1. the quality of being unimportant and petty or frivolous
    Synonym(s): pettiness, triviality, slightness, puniness
  2. a detail that is considered insignificant
    Synonym(s): technicality, trifle, triviality
  3. something of small importance
    Synonym(s): triviality, trivia, trifle, small beer
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Triviality \Triv`i*al"i*ty\, n.; pl. {Trivialities}. [Cf. F.
      trivialit[82]]
      1. The quality or state of being trivial; trivialness.
  
      2. That which is trivial; a trifle.
  
                     The philosophy of our times does not expend itself
                     in furious discussions on mere scholastic
                     trivialities.                                    --Lyon
                                                                              Playfair.
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