Trivial and Unimportant


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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?

Unimportant is a synonym for trivial in insignificant topic. In some cases you can use "Unimportant" instead an adjective "Trivial", when it comes to topics like property, size, small, big. popular alternative
Nearby Words: triviality, trivialize, trivially
Synonyms for Trivial


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Unimportant adjective – Lacking importance.
Usage example: we figured that the details were unimportant as long as we got the basic design correct

Trivial is a synonym for unimportant in insignificant topic. You can use "Trivial" instead an adjective "Unimportant", if it concerns topics such as property, value, size, small. popular alternative
Nearby Words: unimportance, unimportantly
Synonyms for Unimportant

Things that words describes

event trivial event unimportant event
stuff trivial stuff unimportant stuff
piece trivial piece unimportant piece
issue trivial issue unimportant issue
Other nouns: story, information, dialogue, details, items, bits, events, duties, questions.

Both words in one sentence

  • Secondary Character Title May overlap with Trivial Title if the secondary character is especially unimportant to the story.
  • When Wikipedia's article on Half-Life 2 became a featured article (a honor which goes to the best articles), one of the users claimed that "something so trivial, commercial and unimportant as a computer game" was unfit for featuring on the main page.
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