English to Afrikaans Meaning :: trifling

Trifling :
onbenullighede
- onbenullighede
 

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Noun(1) the deliberate act of delaying and playing instead of working
Verb(1) waste time; spend one's time idly or inefficiently(2) act frivolously(3) consider not very seriously
Adjective(1) not worth considering

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(1) When compared to the whole federal budget, the money spent on welfare is trifling , especially when you look at other, truly wasteful federal budget items.(2) The moral: trifling liaisons can become serious finance issues.(3) Divorce proceedings also require full disclosure of all the financial affairs of both parties, no matter how trifling they may seem.(4) As a general rule an injunction will be refused only where the interference with the claimant's right is trifling or slight.(5) And, what's even more galling, we've been told that the sum involved is comparatively trifling , a drop in the ocean of the department's annual budget of ├ö├®┬╝41 billion.(6) To found a national character has never been a trifling matter.(7) The telescope makes claims for the internet look trifling .(8) But human rights are not trifling matters and the EU, if it is to remain true to its founding principles, must not gloss over such matters.(9) Set against estimates of the infrastructure needed to sustain GDP growth at about 8 per cent, the sum is trifling .(10) Yet if the results of ├ö├ç├┐public consultations├ö├ç├û are trifling , the effect on our political culture is insidious.(11) What seems to many a trifling matter of wording could have profound consequences.(12) You might think that these are mere trifling matters.(13) It was something trifling ; in fact, I didn't even remember what triggered it.(14) Why does this sort of trifling semantic difference matter?(15) Puccini was expert not only at describing the trifling matters of daily life, but also at using various melodies to expose the distinctive personality of each character.(16) The leading pair brushed off one another going around the turn but it was only a trifling matter.
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(1) trifle ::
kleinigheid
Synonyms
Adjective
2. unimportant ::
onbelangrik
3. insignificant ::
onbelangrik
4. inconsequential ::
onbelangrike
5. petty ::
kleinlik
6. minor ::
klein
9. footling ::
nietig
11. incidental ::
toevallige
12. silly ::
dom
13. idle ::
idle
14. insipid ::
flou
15. superficial ::
oppervlakkige
16. small ::
klein
17. tiny ::
klein
18. inconsiderable ::
geringe
19. nominal ::
nominale
20. negligible ::
weglaatbaar
21. nugatory ::
onbenullig
22. piddling ::
onbenullig
23. de minimis ::
de minimis
24. exiguous ::
onbeduidend
Noun
26. dalliance ::
gedartel
Verb
27. wanton ::
baldadig
28. piddle ::
plasje
Antonyms
1. big ::
groot
2. consequential ::
gevolglike
3. important ::
belangrik
4. major ::
groot
5. material ::
materiaal
6. momentous ::
gewigtige
7. significant ::
beduidende
8. substantial ::
aansienlike
Different Forms
trifling
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