Word of the Day: Trivia

triv-ia / ˈtri-vē-ə

 

noun

 

  1. plural, nonessential matters or pieces of information

Life is brutal that way…the loss of irrecoverable moments amid trivia and distraction.

Dan Simmons, 1948-

 

  1. a quiz game testing players’ knowledge of random information

In a fast-paced world, today’s popular brand could be tomorrow’s trivia question.

  1. Wayne Calloway, 1935-1998