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Word: trite

Definition: hackneyed; commonplace


Sentences Containing 'trite'

All this will sound very trite to students of any mettle, but there are large numbers who waste no end of time working in a purely mechanical, lifeless way, and with their minds anywhere but concentrated upon the work before them.
"I found her more interesting than her little problem, which, by the way, is rather a trite one.

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