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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. trite

    Synonyms:
    worn, hackneyed, stale, threadbare, commonplace, obvious, familiar, trivial

    Antonyms:
    original, novel, startling, inventive

Princeton's WordNet

  1. banal, commonplace, hackneyed, old-hat, shopworn, stock(a), threadbare, timeworn, tired, trite, well-wornadjective

    repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse

    "bromidic sermons"; "his remarks were trite and commonplace"; "hackneyed phrases"; "a stock answer"; "repeating threadbare jokes"; "parroting some timeworn axiom"; "the trite metaphor `hard as nails'"

    Antonyms:
    original

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. triteadjective

    Synonyms:
    common, stale, threadbare, hackneyed, beaten, worn out, common-place

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. triteadjective

    Synonyms:
    hackneyed, banal, commonplace

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "trite":

    banal, trivial, mundane, commonplace, unremarkable, corny

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#4450obvious
#7827worn
#12556trivial
#24522mundane
#25360stale
#27935commonplace
#46345corny
#54520trite
#57722banal
#62954unremarkable
#100279threadbare
#101506hackneyed

How to use trite in a sentence?

  1. Harold Macmillan:

    A Foreign Secretaryand this applies also to a prospective Foreign Secretaryis always faced with this cruel dilemma. Nothing he can say can do very much good, and almost anything he may say may do a great deal of harm. Anything he says that is not obvious is dangerous; whatever is not trite is risky. He is forever poised between the cliche and the indiscretion.

  2. Norman Douglas:

    What is all wisdom save a collection of platitudes. Take fifty of our current proverbial sayings-- they are so trite, so threadbare. None the less they embody the concentrated experience of the race, and the man who orders his life according to their teachings cannot be far wrong. Has any man ever attained to inner harmony by pondering the experience of others? Not since the world began! He must pass through fire.

  3. Albert Einstein:

    The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been Kindness, Beauty, and Truth. The trite subjects of human efforts, possessions, outward success, luxury have always seemed to me contemptible.

  4. Debbie Misajon:

    I'm all for coming and enjoying the islands, but( I) encourage people to find ways to be part of the solution, it might be trite, but spend your money locally.

  5. Kevin Fox:

    The exploration space is not full of wonderful opportunities, what are we looking at? It's trite to say the battery minerals sector is attracting a lot of interest and we are obviously looking at that. We include in that copper.


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