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Adjective: trite (triter,tritest)  trIt
  1. Repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse
    "his remarks were trite and commonplace"; "the trite metaphor 'hard as nails'"; "his remarks were trite and banal";
    - banal, commonplace, hackneyed, old-hat, shopworn [N. Amer], stock, threadbare, timeworn, tired, well-worn, shop-soiled [Brit]

Derived forms: triter, tritest

See also: cornball [N. Amer], unoriginal

Encyclopedia: Trite