Definition of trivialize verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

trivialize

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈtrɪviəˌlaɪz//
 
trivialize something(usually disapproving)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they trivialize
 
he / she / it trivializes
 
past simple trivialized
 
-ing form trivializing
 
 
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to make something seem less important, serious, difficult, etc. than it really is It is important not to trivialize children's worries. The magazine has been accused of trivializing serious issues.
trivialization
 
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NAmE//ˌtrɪviələˈzeɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable]
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: trivialize