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Something, such as an idea, story, or remark that has been said or told too many times can be called ‘trite’. Such overuse tends to lead to apathy and a degree of hostility from those on the receiving end. For that reason, this word is used to express strong disapproval.
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David clearly hadn’t done any in-depth research on the matter. His report was trite and ill-informed, to say the least.
I risk triteness by rehashing that old story to my class, but I feel they would benefit from the moral lessons it proffers.
The movie was tedious and totally lacking in originality. How can they keep churning out such tritely formulaic garbage?