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Today's word: Trifling
ˈtraɪ flɪŋTri·fling

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dalliance, dawdling, triflingadjective

    the deliberate act of delaying and playing instead of working

  2. negligible, paltry, triflingadjective

    not worth considering

    "he considered the prize too paltry for the lives it must cost"; "piffling efforts"; "a trifling matter"

Wiktionary

  1. triflingadjective

    trivial, or of little importance

  2. triflingadjective

    idle or frivolous

Webster Dictionary

  1. Trifling

    of Trifle

  2. Triflingadjective

    being of small value or importance; trivial; paltry; as, a trifling debt; a trifling affair

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Trifling in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Trifling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Trifling in a Sentence

  1. Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield:

    A weak mind is like a microscope, which magnifies trifling things but cannot receive great ones.

  2. John Andrew Holmes:

    It is well to remember that the entire universe, with one trifling exception, is composed of others.

  3. Laertius Diogenes:

    Solon used to say that speech was the image of actions... that laws were like cobwebs, --for that if any trifling or powerless thing fell into them, they held it fast while if it were something weightier, it broke through them and was off.

  4. Franklin Pierce:

    Frequently the more trifling the subject, the more animated and protracted the discussion.

  5. Magha:

    The foolish undertake a trifling act, and soon desist, discouraged; wise men engage in mighty works, and persevere.


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