Associations to the word «Trivial»


TRIVIAL, adjective. Ignorable; of little significance or value.
TRIVIAL, adjective. Commonplace, ordinary.
TRIVIAL, adjective. Concerned with or involving trivia.
TRIVIAL, adjective. (taxonomy) Relating to or designating the name of a species; specific as opposed to generic.
TRIVIAL, adjective. (mathematics) Of, relating to, or being the simplest possible case.
TRIVIAL, adjective. (mathematics) Self-evident.
TRIVIAL, adjective. Pertaining to the trivium.
TRIVIAL, adjective. (philosophy) Indistinguishable in case of truth or falsity.
TRIVIAL, noun. (obsolete) Any of the three liberal arts forming the trivium.
TRIVIAL ABSOLUTE VALUE, noun. (number theory) an absolute value (or norm) for a field which is defined to be equal to one for any element of the field other than the field's zero, for which it is defined to be equal to zero.
TRIVIAL FUNCTIONAL DEPENDENCY, noun. (computing) (database normalization) A functional dependency of an attribute on a superset of itself.
TRIVIAL GROUP, noun. (group theory) the unique group (up to isomorphism) consisting of a single element (which is the identity element)
TRIVIAL NAME, noun. A commonly used, non-systematic name of a chemical compound. Trivial names for many compounds have been in use since long before their exact chemical structures were determined.
TRIVIAL NAMES, noun. Plural of trivial name

Dictionary definition

TRIVIAL, adjective. (informal) small and of little importance; "a fiddling sum of money"; "a footling gesture"; "our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war"; "a little (or small) matter"; "a dispute over niggling details"; "limited to petty enterprises"; "piffling efforts"; "giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction".
TRIVIAL, adjective. Of little substance or significance; "a few superficial editorial changes"; "only trivial objections".
TRIVIAL, adjective. Concerned with trivialities; "a trivial young woman"; "a trivial mind".

Wise words

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