Synonyms for trivial

Synonyms for (adjective) trivial

Synonyms: trivial, niggling, petty, picayune, piddling, piffling, lilliputian, little, footling, fiddling

Definition: (informal) small and of little importance

Usage: 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

Similar words: unimportant

Definition: not important

Usage: a relatively unimportant feature of the system; the question seems unimportant


Synonyms: trivial

Definition: concerned with trivialities

Usage: a trivial young woman; a trivial mind

Similar words: frivolous

Definition: not serious in content or attitude or behavior

Usage: a frivolous novel; a frivolous remark; a frivolous young woman


Synonyms: superficial, trivial

Definition: of little substance or significance

Usage: a few superficial editorial changes; only trivial objections

Similar words: insignificant, unimportant

Definition: devoid of importance, meaning, or force