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What does "Trite" mean?

Definition

(a.) Worn out; common; used until so common as to have lost novelty and interest; hackneyed; stale; as, a trite remark; a trite subject


Synonyms stock, banal, hackneyed, tired, commonplace, threadbare, timeworn, shopworn, unoriginal, well-worn


Example: "His remarks were trite and commonplace"


Word Family tritely, triteness