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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtritetrite /traɪt/ adjective  USE somethinga trite remark, idea etc is boring, not new, and insincere Her remarks sounded trite and ill-informed.triteness noun [uncountable]tritely adverb tritely familiar replies
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triteBesides, I reasoned they would be trite.The movie's dialogue is trite and uninspired.As trite as the saying has become, it remains none the less true.I know it sounds trite, but you're so lucky to have your son.This trite communication put an end to Emma's overtures and she began to fade from their lives.Contrived plotting, such as marriages of convenience, trite misunderstandings and mistaken identities, should be avoided.And he ended with a homily, trite or profound according to taste.Their conversations had hardly gone beyond the tritest pleasantries.I know it might sound like a trite remark, but mothers usually know best.
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