trivialise


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Synonyms for trivialise

make trivial or insignificant

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But I feel it's unfair to the cricketing legends that are involved with this film, for me or for us to trivialise the film.
This removes that crucial preparatory stage which is very worrying and trivialises the profession and practitioners.
They are trying to trivialise by quoting from here and there, reported and purported speeches.
The ASAI also said it accepted reference to "money back if he walks" could be seen to trivialise difficulties associated with amputees.
Nick Forbes said: "It seems to me this advert has attempted to trivialise taking out a Wonga loan, but we know that loans like these can have serious consequences for people when they don't pay the money back and the costs escalate very quickly.
The school today pledged to edit the footage, which it admitted "does trivialise the important messages".
John McDonald (August 31) seeks to trivialise what is a serious situation.
A spokesman said: "Not for one moment would we want to trivialise the big issues that we face as a world but we should also recognise that God does care for our everyday lives.
It is sad that it has been so trivialised in the media that newly diagnosed sufferers, like Ian Woosnam, feel they have to trivialise it themselves and that the mentality persists that sufferers just have to "pull themselves together".
I don't want to trivialise it by calling it bullying but it was extremely serious bullying by threatening harm.
The photo shoot which the photographer thought to be his freedom of expression appeared to be an attempt to trivialise the incidence that led to national outrage.
He said: "It is for Gerry Adams to decide what he says in public, but I think it is important not to trivialise the issue.
Board member Sally Thompson said: "Your release would undermine respect for the law and tend to trivialise the tragic loss of life which you caused as a result of this heinous, unprovoked, violent, cold and calculated crime.
It is sad that it has been trivialised in the media that newly diagnosed sufferers, like Ian, feel they have to trivialise it themselves and that the mentality persists that sufferers just have to "pull themselves together".
It is not something to trivialise and is not a laughing matter.