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trivial 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈtrivēəl/,
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Of little value or importance,
  1. Of little value or importance
    • - huge fines were imposed for trivial offenses
    • - trivial details
  2. (of a person) Concerned only with trifling or unimportant things

  3. Denoting a subgroup that either contains only the identity element or is identical with the given group


  1. fiddling: (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 ...
  2. superficial: of little substance or significance; "a few superficial editorial changes"; "only trivial objections"
  3. concerned with trivialities; "a trivial young woman"; "a trivial mind"
  4. (triviality) pettiness: the quality of being unimportant and petty or frivolous
  5. (triviality) technicality: a detail that is considered insignificant
  6. (triviality) something of small importance
  7. (trivially) with little effort; "we can prove trivially that this theorem is false"
  8. In mathematics, the adjective trivial is frequently used for objects (for examples, groups or topological spaces) that have a very simple structure. The noun triviality usually refers to a simple technical aspect of some proof or definition.
  9. (Trivially) The trivia (singular trivium, adjective trivial) are the three lower Artes Liberales, i.e. grammar, rhetoric and logic. ...
  10. Of little significance or value; Common, ordinary; Concerned with or involving trivia; Relating to or designating the name of a species; specific as opposed to generic; Of, relating to, or being the simplest possible case; Self-evident; Pertaining to the trivium
  11. (Triviality) If you have retirement benefits that are valued at less than 1% of the Lifetime Allowance (i.e. less than £18,000 in the 2011/12 tax year), they may be commuted for a one-off lump sum.
  12. (Triviality) If your pension fund is small, you may be able to take it all as a cash sum rather than having to use it to buy an annuity. This is known as the triviality or commutation option. ...
  13. A regular map is said to be trivial if its faces have 2 edges, or if its vertices have 2 edges, or if its Petrie polygons have 2 edges.
  14. Refers to activity which neither increases or decreases creativity. Trivial activity will increase entropy. In the long run, trivial activity may decrease creativity indirectly by increasing entropy to the point where creativity is no longer possible. Trivia is a set of measure zero. ...
  15. adj. Something that is already well-understood by the speaker. 'Don't tell me you don't understand the proof of the prime number theorem. It's trivial.'
  16. Light, Pettiness, Small, Unimportant.