Thesaurus / trite
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
It might seem trite to say that in times of despair, we can look to the written word for solace.
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Instead, Bly Manor ultimately seems to jettison all its carefully built characterizations in favor of a plot resolution that essentially happens completely offstage, to usher in an ending that feels hand-waved and trite.
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The game's rendering engine is incredibly beautiful, but the characters it renders are shallow, trite, and frequently downright hateful—and the storyline, at least for the first 15 hours, is pretty similar.
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Half an inch taller than Kerry, she fully merited the compliment designed by that trite apothegm, "a fine woman."
Much like general terms, which mean something or nothing, are expressions that have become trite and hackneyed.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
How stale and trite the fleet of a Magellan to the adventurous soul who would circumnavigate the archipelagoes of the dead!
BEYONDHENRY SEWARD HUBBARD
It is trite to observe that democracies are organized—if, indeed, they are organized at all—not for war but for peace.
A TRAVELLER IN WAR-TIMEWINSTON CHURCHILL
What need to burden memory with imaginary statements, or to weary out one's sympathies on trite fictitious woes?
THE COMPLETE PROSE WORKS OF MARTIN FARQUHAR TUPPERMARTIN FARQUHAR TUPPER
I call such books “uniquities”; it sounds a little less trite than saying they are unique.
WHEN WINTER COMES TO MAIN STREETGRANT MARTIN OVERTON
In the houses lights began to pink the dark with the trite but irresistible appeal of Christmas-card transparencies.
WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
WORDS RELATED TO TRITE
- down and out
- down in the dumps
- down in the mouth
- in blue funk
- torn up
- wet blanket
- ho hum
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