[ US /ˈtɹɪviəˌɫaɪz/ ]
make trivial or insignificant
Don't trivialize the seriousness of the issue!
How To Use trivialize In A Sentence
- Now of course, I don't want to underestimate or trivialise the experience of other people.
- Who feel that terms like "pansexual" trivialise the identities that they have fought so hard for. Myths about Bisexuality
- It's people like Prather who trivialize the world, turning a buck on whatever rare loveliness they can defile in the name of commerce. THE SEASON OF LILLIAN DAWES
- Women's historical writings were often trivialized or marginalized, considered not truly history but memoirs, genealogy, or gossip.
- When you use a song for a TV commercial, it trivializes the meaning of the song.
- Trivialized for decades by mass-market tourism, Hawaiian culture - from classic hula dancing to outrigger canoe racing - is being embraced enthusiastically.
- Sex discrimination meant the exclusion of one sex (almost invariably women) from equal salaries or promotion prospects; it was not trivialised into a crusade for women to dress as men and men to dress as slobs.
- I don't want to trivialise the problem, but I do think there are more important matters to discuss.
- Let us not trivialise this by saying that it is because of parapsychology or telepathy.
- Although music is a serious business for the duo, mention of sex glorifies rather than trivialises it.