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trivial
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

2 uses
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Definition
of little importance — sometimes more specifically describing a challenge as easy and uninteresting
  • Every window of the house being open, Clare could hear across the yard each trivial sound of the retiring household.
    4 — The Consequence (1% in)
  • The traveller's ambition to tell was not theirs, and, with dumb impassivity, they dismissed experiences which they did not value for the immediate incidents of this homely upland—the trivial movements of the two girls in disturbing the clods with their hackers so as to uncover something or other that these visitants relished as food.
    5 — The Woman Pays (79% in)

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