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synonyms for trifling

  • dinky
  • empty
  • hollow
  • idle
  • idling
  • loitering
  • minuscule
  • niggling
  • petty
  • piddling
  • shallow
  • silly
  • slight
  • small
  • banal
  • forget it
  • frivolous
  • inane
  • inconsequential
  • inconsiderable
  • insipid
  • jejune
  • measly
  • negligible
  • no big deal
  • no big thing
  • nugatory
  • paltry
  • picayune
  • puny
  • tiny
  • trivial
  • unimportant
  • vain
  • valueless
  • vapid
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antonyms for trifling

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  • big
  • effective
  • full
  • huge
  • important
  • large
  • major
  • productive
  • significant
  • useful
  • worthwhile
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How to use trifling in a sentence

Others are afraid to lose staff, not a trifling concern considering that frontline workers in the retail and service industries had been leaving jobs at record rates this spring—and lower-income Americans are also most likely to be vaccine-hesitant.
NEARLY 4 IN 10 US WORKERS SAY THEY MAY QUIT IF THEIR EMPLOYER DOESN’T MANDATE VACCINESLILA MACLELLANAUGUST 10, 2021QUARTZ
Revamping thousands of miles of highway with high-tech charging equipment is obviously no trifling matter, though, and so far progress has been slow.
MAGNETIZABLE CONCRETE IN ROADS COULD CHARGE ELECTRIC CARS WHILE YOU DRIVEEDD GENTAUGUST 9, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
I follow F. mainly, and note all but very trifling variations from it.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
Then, in heaven's name, do not put such a noble creature as Doa Inez on a level with a mere little trifling coquette.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
But all these inconveniences are comparatively trifling; the greatest amount of annoyance begins towards the end of the voyage.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
The Violin is an instrument which, though small and of trifling original cost, has yet commanded most extraordinary prices.
VIOLINS AND VIOLIN MAKERSJOSEPH PEARCE
He was occupied with one trifling account for half the day, and did not finish it at last.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Like pictures, the Cremona Violins are real works of art, and like them also, were once to be had for trifling sums.
VIOLINS AND VIOLIN MAKERSJOSEPH PEARCE
They are in the most trifling degree smaller than those carved before the period of 1700.
ANTONIO STRADIVARIHORACE WILLIAM PETHERICK
The allies had a trifling advantage, and the Dutch retired to the coast of Holland.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TRIFLING

  • dabbling
  • delay
  • delaying
  • dilly-dallying
  • frittering
  • frivoling
  • idling
  • loafing
  • loitering
  • playing
  • poking
  • procrastinating
  • procrastination
  • toying
  • trifling
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.