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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 trite /ˈtraɪt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Trite a.  Worn out; common; used until so common as to have lost novelty and interest; hackneyed; stale; as, a trite remark; a trite subject. -- Trite*ly, adv. -- Trite*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : 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'" [syn: banal, commonplace,
             hackneyed, old-hat, shopworn, stock(a), threadbare,
             timeworn, tired, well-worn]