toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

trivial
used in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
of little importance — sometimes more specifically describing a challenge as easy and uninteresting
  • He kept a cowhide beside him, and, for the most trivial occurrence, he would order his attendant to bare his back, and kneel beside the couch, while he whipped him till his strength was exhausted.
    40 — The Fugitive Slave Law (45% in)

There are no more uses of "trivial" in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary / more samples — Oxford® USDictionary list — Onelook.com®