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trite

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