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Synonyms for trivialize

make trivial or insignificant

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Not only does this completely ignore the horror of a likely terrorist attack, it trivializes and even diminishes the dignity of the dead and wounded.
We do not trivialize our loss of ground," he says, but argues that the company is positioning itself for a comeback in the longer term, making the changes now in beer that were earlier introduced for soft drinks, and which he says will pay off in the end.
To trivialize this issue by comparing dependency on antidepressant drugs to recreational drugs such as alcohol, only serves to re-enforce ignorance and prejudice surrounding mental health issues.
Amid the often awful television coverage of the September 11 atrocities--the soaring Muzak, gauzy montages, and newscaster cliches that threatened to trivialize the worst crime ever committed on U.
Sports mascots that mimic Native Americans rely on cultural fragments that trivialize and stereotype an entire race, write C.
And before we trivialize this by referring to "political correctness," let's think about the potential scope of this change.
And I certainly don't want to trivialize the pain of those who have lost loved ones in these tragedies.
But to synopsize this case is to trivialize not only Watkins' book, but also the monumental work of Warren and his co-counsel, Barry Goldstein, making the day-to-day course of the litigation seem mundane and its eventual conclusion pre-ordained.
But didn't they trivialize the American protests, on campuses and Washington's Embassy Row during the 1970s and 1980s and 1990s?
In the face of this event, I want to state my firm condemnation of any attempt to deny, trivialize or minimize the Shoah, war crimes and crimes against humanity.
In no way did I intend to trivialize the tragedy at Bhopal.
The overall stage pictures Macdonald creates are attractive enough in broad terms but, while they in no way trivialize the score, they do little to enhance its impact.
Some critics have suggested that the shapes and materials trivialize and make concrete the essentially ephemeral nature of aboriginal sacred structures, and that the location of the collection far off to the right of the main action is an impertinent comment on the first human cultures of the continent.