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trivial

1. Maths (of the solutions of a set of homogeneous equations) having zero values for all the variables
2. Biology denoting the specific name of an organism in binomial nomenclature
3. Biology Chem denoting the popular name of an organism or substance, as opposed to the scientific one
4. of or relating to the trivium
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Now, you may find yourself wondering just how low our society has sunk if we're equating Courage Wolf's advice with the proverbial wisdom of the ages, but if so, you may be falling prey to a concept that folklorists call the triviality barrier.
"He acquainted killing kids as a triviality. To do them things, that was mental, wasn't it?
Satie's brevity and humor bely the radical nature of his music, a veneer of simplicity or even triviality achieved through painstaking revision.
Duterte on Wednesday chastised the media for reporting 'triviality' like his jokes about Robredo's knees, saying he considered his words to be 'appropriate.'
But we will have a meaningless investigation, as we have managed to turn this triviality into a major issue.
It underlined the daily dangers facing our officers on the streets, and served to highlight the triviality of so many people's day-to-day workplace "worries".
Thus, the author (a researcher at and former director of the Institute for Interdisciplinary Research at the University of Puerto Rico at Cayey) traces the presumed benevolence or triviality of enslavement in Puerto Rico, the favoring of a Spanish colonial whiteness (under a hispanophile discourse), and the insistence on a harmonious race mixture as discourses that thrive on a presumed contrast with the United States that also characterize Puerto Rico as morally superior.
Will I be able to take all this out under triviality rules if I have other occupational pensions worth more than PS30,000?
Those who went through the war years with such great stoicism must look at the whinges of the current generation and wonder at the triviality of it all.
And I think part of it is they think we are obsessed by triviality; superficiality, not substance.
I rang for an explanation and they said I didn't qualify under the Triviality rules.