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    timeworn

    timeworn - Dictionary definition and meaning for word timeworn

    Definition
    (adj) repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse
    Example Sentence
    • 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'
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