0Vote up!others. Such as may be found everywhere; commonplace; ordinary; vulgar.
0Vote up!others. Trifling; insignificant; of little worth or importance; paltry.
0Vote up!others. Occupying one's self with trifles; trifling.
0Vote up!others. Of or pertaining to the trivium, or the first three liberal arts—grammar, rhetoric, and logic; hence, initiatory; rudimentary.
0Vote up!others. In zoology and botany: Common; popular; vernacular; not technical: noting the popular or familiar names of animals or plants, as distinguished from the technical New Latin names.
0Vote up!others. Specific; not generic: noting what used to be called the nomen triviale—that is, the second or specific term in the binomial technical name of an animal or a plant, such terms being often adopted or adapted from a popular name or epithet.
0Vote up!others. In echinoderms, specifically, of or pertaining to the trivium: as, the trivial (anterior) ambulacra of a sea-urchin.
0Vote up!noun. One of the three liberal arts which constitute the trivium.
0Vote up!noun. A coefficient or other quantity not containing the quantities of the set considered.
0Vote up!adjective. of little substance or significance
0Vote up!adjective. (informal) small and of little importance
During one Sen.te meeting on the immigration legislation, he attacked Sen. John Cornyn of Texas for raising what he characterized as trivial objections to a compromise being worked out with the White House.
Fund then compared what he called the "trivial number" of 108 voters with the 1,420 military ballots that were rejected statewide, ignoring the other 996 who were eligible but were denied the right to vote.
Mr. Weinberg noted that the core inflation rate, which strips out volatile prices, is just 0.9 per cent on an annual basis, which he calls "trivial."
"I've come to the conclusion that it's a deliberate tactic," he said, citing several examples of what he calls "trivial" denials.
Mr Madhi escaped from Iran in February 2008 after being sentenced to 73 years in jail for what he described as a trivial charge.