Slight and Trivial


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Slight adjective – Lacking importance.
Usage example: a slight comedy that did nothing to further her career

Trivial is a synonym for slight in insignificant topic. In some cases you can use "Trivial" instead an adjective "Slight", when it comes to topics like property, quantity, size, small. popular alternative
Nearby Words: slightly, slighted, slighting, slightingly
Synonyms for Slight


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Trivial adjective – Lacking importance.
Usage example: why spend so much time on trivial decisions, like whether the soda should be regular or diet?

Slight is a synonym for trivial in quantity topic. You can use "Slight" instead the word "Trivial" as an adjective or a noun, if it concerns topics such as insignificant, worthless, insubstantial, unsubstantial. popular alternative
Nearby Words: triviality, trivialize, trivially
Synonyms for Trivial

Things that words describes

sense slight sense trivial sense
point slight point trivial point
problem slight problem trivial problem
amount slight amount trivial amount
Other nouns: case, example, difference, damage, problems, differences.

Both words in one sentence

  • A lot of the campaigns revolve around some greedy or prideful person successfully calling down a curse of undeath or torment on someone for an imagined slight or trivial grievance.
  • Music / "Weird Al" Yankovic Rant-Inducing Slight: "First World Problems" contains a long list of utterly trivial annoyances that induce mouth-foaming rage in Al.
  • They never forgive and never forget, no matter how trivial the slight, and grudges have set conditions for fulfillment, usually disproportionately high.
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