An example of something trivial is forgetting a grocery list before going to the store.
An example of something trivial is the day-to-day chore of washing dishes.
A trivial colleague; a trivial remark.
Other Word Forms
Origin of trivial
- Middle English trivialle of the trivium (from Medieval Latin triviālis) (from trivium trivium trivium) Latin triviālis ordinary (from trivium crossroads)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition