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trivial
used in The Hound of the Baskervilles

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Definition
of little importance — sometimes more specifically describing a challenge as easy and uninteresting
  • I mention this small episode because it assumes some importance in view of the tragedy which followed, but I was convinced at the time that the matter was entirely trivial and that his excitement had no justification.
    Chapter 2 — The Curse of the Baskervilles (91% in)
  • Our conversation was hampered by the presence of the driver of the hired wagonette, so that we were forced to talk of trivial matters when our nerves were tense with emotion and anticipation.
    Chapter 14 — The Hound of the Baskervilles (5% in)

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