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trifling

trifling

trifling - Dictionary definition and meaning for word trifling

Definition
(noun) the deliberate act of delaying and playing instead of working
Synonyms : dalliance , dawdling

Definition
(adj) not worth considering
Synonyms : negligible , paltry
Example Sentence
  • he considered the prize too paltry for the lives it must cost
  • piffling efforts
  • a trifling matter

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for trifling

divide it like TRI(TRY)+FLING.(means to throw sb or something)..SO..you always TRY to throw SOMETHING UNIMPORTANT.
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by preetisoni2411

trifling :trivial+feeling .. you are felling its truvial i.e: that is of no value unimportant :D
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by malyaz

Split as T(tea)+RIFLING (Re-Filling) work is not worth activity and takes time so its delaying also
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by ksameer_coep

TRIFLING refers to something unworthy of REGARDING, a small matter.
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by pushpa_edit

TRIFLING sounds like DRIBBLING, its like jst dribbling for time pass i.e. delaying any work and nt working
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by mohitpanwar2007

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