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1. trite

adjective. ['ˈtraɪt'] repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse.

Synonyms

  • hackneyed
  • unoriginal
  • stock
  • shopworn
  • timeworn
  • old-hat
  • threadbare
  • banal
  • commonplace
  • tired

Antonyms

  • new
  • fresh
  • creative
  • unoriginality

Etymology

  • tritus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Trite

  • overexcite
  • disinvite
  • semi-height
  • satterwhite
  • reinvite
  • reignite
  • nonwhite
  • forthright
  • de-excite
  • riunite
  • reunite
  • overwrite
  • overnite
  • overnight
  • mcwright
  • mcwhite
  • mcright
  • mcknight
  • mccright
  • macknight
  • enwright
  • despite
  • clevite
  • uptight
  • upright
  • tonite
  • tonight
  • streit
  • sprite
  • rewrite

Example sentences of the word trite


1. Noun, singular or mass
You have to prepare well to avoid coming across as trite.

2. Adjective
It may sound trite, but just being yourself will prove a lot less complicated in the end.

Quotes containing the word trite


1. I don't think I could ever do a network sitcom because the humor is often based on some trite circumstance. I don't want to be a part of a show where it's mostly about coming up with the jokes.
- Sherilyn Fenn

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