What is another word for trifle?

1687 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ tɹˈa͡ɪfə͡l], [ tɹˈa‍ɪfə‍l], [ t_ɹ_ˈaɪ_f_əl]

Trifle is a word that can be used to describe a small or insignificant thing. Synonyms for this word include "bauble," "bagatelle," and "knickknack." Other synonyms for trifle that have a slightly different connotation include "peccadillo," which denotes a minor wrongdoing or fault, and "frivolity," which suggests a lack of seriousness. Another synonym is "trinket," which usually refers to a decorative or functional item of little value. In some contexts, "trifling" can be used as a synonym for trifle, particularly when describing a matter that is considered unimportant or insignificant. Overall, there are many words that can be used to describe something that is trivial or unimportant, each with its own unique connotation and nuance.

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Trifle is a word that describes something that is insignificant, unimportant, or of little value. Therefore, the antonyms for trifle would refer to things that are significant, important, or valuable. Some of the best antonyms for trifle include vital, essential, significant, important, serious, and weighty. Other antonyms for trifle might include significant, meaningful, important, serious, weighty, and crucial. All of these antonyms can be used to describe things that are of great importance and value, and that should not be ignored or dismissed as unimportant or insignificant.

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Usage examples for Trifle

When she went to school the next Monday morning she discovered that it did hurt, just a trifle, to be deliberately cut by the Picture Girl, and, instead of being greeted with Susan Atwell's dimpled smile, to receive an icy stare from that young woman, as, later in the morning, they passed each other in the corridor.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman"
Pauline Lester
My mother, who evidently-but on what score I know not-had some serious difference with her, is now most eager to make concessions, and would stoop to-what for her is no trifle-even solicitation to induce her to stay, has utterly failed; so, too, has my father.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
It was no time to trifle with her; so I simply promised to do so, adding,-'You, I trust, will not leave this at such a moment?
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever

Famous quotes with Trifle

  • The study of Nature is intercourse with the Highest Mind. You should never trifle with Nature.
    Louis Agassiz
  • Forward, as occasion offers. Never look round to see whether any shall note it... Be satisfied with success in even the smallest matter, and think that even such a result is no trifle.
    Marcus Aurelius
  • We trifle when we assign limits to our desires, since nature hath set none.
    Christian Nestell Bovee
  • Possibly you are not aware of the fact that the largest sum given by any contributor to the fund is but a trifle when compared with the losses suffered by nearly all the firms in the cotton trade during the disastrous years of the American war.
    John Bright
  • Virtue knows that it is impossible to get on without compromise, and tunes herself, as it were, a trifle sharp to allow for an inevitable fall in playing.
    Samuel Butler

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