trite: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (trīt), [key]
— trit•er, trit•est.
- lacking in freshness or effectiveness because of constant use or excessive repetition; hackneyed; stale: the trite phrases in his letter.
- characterized by hackneyed expressions, ideas, etc.: The commencement address was trite and endlessly long.
- rubbed or worn by use.
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