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noun as in sentimentality

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He grimaced at the triteness of the words, at the same time realizing that a basic truth lurked there.

The meagerness and triteness of the music and piece astonished me.

Our minds become easily deadened to its real import, and the examples we cite in illustration of it have an air of triteness.

Mrs. Weaver made this latter announcement with an air of triumph in its triteness.

Don Luis Perenna had begun to read in emphatic tones, bringing out the imbecility of the words and the triteness of the rhythm.


On this page you'll find 204 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to triteness, such as: adage, banality, boiler plate, bromide, buzzword, and chestnut.

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