Translation of trivial in Spanish:


trivial, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈtrɪviəl//ˈtrɪvɪəl/


  • 1

    (ordinary, unimportant)
    (events/concerns) trivial
    (events/concerns) banal
    (details/sum) insignificante
    (details/sum) nimio
    • Many people will benefit from this yet still there are some who obstruct and complain about the smallest trivial detail.
    • He handed out yellow cards for trivial offences, but ignored several dangerous tackles.
    • A plethora of issues, both important as well as trivial, have had an effect on the public opinion.
    • That suggests the possibility of anything but a trivial role for land value taxation in many of the rich countries.
    • She had a light touch and a way of painting a portrait through a million trivial details that seems very contemporary.
    • Possibly they see the offence as too trivial to pursue.
    • Sorting out the important from the trivial adds to good management of matters.
    • It does not matter that the offences are trivial or made under the immunity perhaps conferred by the Senate in the course of an inquiry.
    • But, of course, the fact is that offences range from the trivial to the serious.
    • To our contemporary minds, that might seem a relatively trivial offense.
    • There are several lessons to be learned from this incident, some trivial, some quite important.
    • This lack of context is unfortunate, given the amount of space devoted to a plethora of more peripheral or trivial details.
    • And the pressure to conform to all these trivial values is absolutely enormous.
    • No detail is too trivial to elude the boastful commentary.
    • But it is sad that the media has been highlighting trivial events while ignoring important health issues.
    • He recalls a day when they argued over a trivial script detail.
    • Even if the case is of very little importance, involving trivial loss, seeking truth from facts shall always be the norm for action.
    • Newspapers always mix the trivial with the important, for the very good reason that trivia can be entertaining.
    • Very often qualitative studies seem to be full of apparently trivial details.
    • The answers might be of trivial importance now, but someday it could be lifesaving.
  • 2

    (person/mind) frívolo
    (person/mind) superficial
    • A few hecklers managed to get in during this period but they were quite trivial.
    • Sometimes he presents her as a vain and trivial woman, sometimes as merely ignorant and fearful.
    • Mary is an amiable, conventional, and trivial young woman who gets married.