Trivially \Triv"i*al*ly\, adv. In a trivial manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • trivially — adverb 1. with little effort we can prove trivially that this theorem is false 2. in a frivolously trivial manner trivially motivated requests • Derived from adjective: ↑trivial …   Useful english dictionary

  • trivially — trivial ► ADJECTIVE ▪ of little value or importance. DERIVATIVES triviality noun (pl. trivialities) . trivially adverb. ORIGIN originally in the sense «belonging to the trivium» (an introductory course at a medieval university involving the study …   English terms dictionary

  • trivially — adverb see trivial …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • trivially — See trivial. * * * …   Universalium

  • trivially — adverb In a trivial manner …   Wiktionary

  • trivially — adv. in an insignificant manner, unimportantly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • trivially — triv·i·al·ly …   English syllables

  • trivially — See: trivial …   English dictionary

  • trivially — triv·i·al (trĭv’ē əl) adj. 1) Of little significance or value. 2) Concerned with or involving unimportant matters; superficial: »a trivial colleague; a trivial remark. 3) Mathematics a) Of, relating to, or being the solution of an equation in… …   Word Histories

  • trivial — trivially, adv. /triv ee euhl/, adj. 1. of very little importance or value; insignificant: Don t bother me with trivial matters. 2. commonplace; ordinary. 3. Biol. (of names of organisms) specific, as distinguished from generic. 4. Math. a.… …   Universalium

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