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Antonyms for trivial

critical, worthy, significant, consequential, necessitous, acute, great, apropos, basic, relevant, tidy, central, imposing, supreme, grandiose, chief, trying, of import, overbearing, importunate, broad, measurable, noble, greatest, renowned, dire, discernible, paramount, huge, colossal, homeric, noteworthy, compelling, real, handsome, gross, impressive, obvious, outstanding, pointed, dominant, burning, expedient, sizable, preeminent, first, beneficial, primary, proud, pressing, decisive, valid, fundamental, gigantic, egregious, grand, material, sufficient, illustrious, long, useful, remarkable, august, pronounced, vast, number one, flagrant, conspicuous, fateful, rank, majestic, much, considerable, immense, potent, apposite, Magnific, severe, appreciable, solid, capacious, massive, magnificent, exigent, prior, adequate, master, biggish, distinguishable, foremost, applicable, largish, extensive, substantive, grave, earth-shattering, eventful, effective, laborious, momentous, prestigious, arduous, stately, wide, arch, exhausting, predominant, climacteric, climactic, competent, crying, emergent, regal, onerous, notorious, goodly, serviceable, detectable, crucial, germane, all-important, main, sovereign, profitable, toilsome, meaningful, weighty, vital, efficient, striking, imperial, pivotal, good, bulky, instant, sound, tectonic, glorious, leading, primal, distinguished, clamant, earthshaking, big, numero uno, overriding, powerful, prominent, overmastering, baronial, difficult, monumental, healthy, palpable, imperious, perceptible, famous, gallant, blatant, serious, hard, splendid, eminent, essential, apprehensible, epic, relative, enormous, respectable, heavy, capital, key, spacious, distinctive, valuable, glaring, patent, substantial, fatal, ample, imperative, major, worthwhile, cardinal, large, abundant, exceptional, pertinent, important, principal, advantageous, apocalyptic, premier.

Quotes of trivial

  1. Men of genius are not quick judges of character. Deep thinking and high imagining blunt that trivial instinct by which you and I size people up. – Max Beerbohm
  2. If we are surrounded by the trivial and the vicious, it is all too easy to make our peace with it. – William Bennett
  3. In war, events of importance are the result of trivial causes. – Julius Caesar
  4. A good memory is one trained to forget the trivial – Cliff Fadiman
  5. Red Carpet Enterprise has been really well received since one guy can install it in about an hour, and it makes it trivial to deal with software management issues like deploying updates and creating standard package sets for your various machines. – Nat Friedman
  6. The search for the symbolic value of phonemes, each taken as a whole, runs the risk of giving rise to ambiguous and trivial interpretations because phonemes are complex entities, bundles of different distinctive features. – Roman Jakobson
  7. We all might ask ourselves why we tune in to these more trivial matters and tune out when it comes to Darfur. – Nicholas D. Kristof
  8. Politics is the diversion of trivial men who, when they succeed at it, become important in the eyes of more trivial men. – George Jean Nathan
  9. It is probably safe to say that all the changes of factual knowledge which have led to the relativity theory, resulting in a very great theoretical development, are completely trivial from any point of view except their relevance to the structure of a theoretical system. – Talcott Parsons
  10. In the year 1915 a series of trivial incidents led some Chinese students in Cornell University to take up the question of reforming the Chinese language. – Hu Shih
  11. Oh man. If I had magic powers... I would hope that I would use them for good. I think I would. But I would do something pretty trivial like making traffic disappear. – Nick Stahl
  12. Again, one of the problems I have with television, as I mentioned before, is it's trivial in many ways, and I think that a lot of folks out there are looking for new metaphors and new ways of thinking about things. – J. Michael Straczynski
  13. Why should someone have to retrain themselves to use a new application that does the same basic thing as the old application, just because something as trivial as the operating system changed out from under them? – Jamie Zawinski

Usage examples for trivial

  1. So the baby was carried into the parlour, and much of her after- life depended on this trivial fact. – Sylvia's Lovers -- Complete by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  2. It had been trivial with poor Lingen. – Love and Lucy by Maurice Henry Hewlett
  3. But in the presence of death, so august, so simple, all the concerns of life seemed trivial and she found herself without words. – Annie Kilburn A Novel by W. D. Howells
  4. Nothing could have been more commonplace, more trivial than the whole incident. – The Grain Of Dust A Novel by David Graham Phillips
  5. It was not that the objections raised were trivial – Admiral Farragut by A. T. Mahan
  6. These seemed trivial to her. – The Living Link by James De Mille
  7. It was not trivial – The Boys' Life of Mark Twain by Albert Bigelow Paine
  8. But I am really ashamed to bother you about anything so trivial – The Wooden Horse by Hugh Walpole
  9. A little after his arrival, however, he wrote concerning an incident of his former visit- a trivial matter- but one which had annoyed him. – The Letters Of Mark Twain, Volume 6, 1907-1910 by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) Last Updated: February 18, 2009
  10. Why are we discussing such trivial things? – His Unknown Wife by Louis Tracy
  11. Reader do not say the incident is trivial – Reminiscences of Charles Bradlaugh by George W. Foote
  12. But remember it is a woman speaking to you, and things which you will count silly and trivial mean very much to her. – At the Villa Rose by A. E. W. Mason
  13. A large majority of them were colored, placed there by their former owners for trivial offenses, the real cause being that of leaving them, but ostensibly for stealing a dress, a pair of shoes, or a dollar or two, etc. – A Woman's Life-Work Labors and Experiences by Laura S. Haviland
  14. We cannot agree upon the most trivial things. – The Girl and Her Religion by Margaret Slattery
  15. Life is so exceedingly trivial an affair, and is so soon over, that I have never been able to understand why people should ever trouble themselves about anything in it. – Temporal Power by Marie Corelli
  16. It is a good thing to be in earnest over every matter, however trivial – Mrs. Geoffrey by Duchess
  17. But curiously the only words that she could utter were of a trivial nature. – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell
  18. At least his own constantly turned toward them, and in the midst of his conversation with others, he often paused to address some trivial question to his wife. – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  19. He remained silent, thinking over all those points which he had not considered, all those points which were trivial and absurd for him, but which were serious for her, and he repeated several times: This is terrible ... – The Confessions of Arsène Lupin by Maurice Leblanc
  20. Bobby took a trivial interest, as one will turn to small things during the most vital moments, in the reflection that twice within twenty- four hours the Panamanian had been startled from his cold reserve. – The Abandoned Room by Wadsworth Camp

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