verb (used with object), trivialized, trivializing.
to make trivial; cause to appear unimportant, trifling, etc.
Also, especially British, trivialise.

1840–50; trivial + -ize

trivialization, noun Unabridged
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trivialize or trivialise (ˈtrɪvɪəˌlaɪz)
(tr) to cause to seem trivial or more trivial; minimize: he trivialized his injuries
trivialise or trivialise
triviali'zation or trivialise
triviali'sation or trivialise

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Example sentences
Also don't let yourselves trivialize the issues involved.
When you secularize a religious holiday, you thoroughly trivialize it.
On the other hand, devout persons might feel that these prayers trivialize
It is also important not to trivialize what has happened.
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