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trite - Dictionary definition and meaning for word trite

(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'

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for trite

trite = tri +it ( so sounds like try + it) She made the same dish all the time and give it to her friends saying, 'try it' ... as it is repeated so many times, it becomes over familiar.
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by sanjunsai

trite sounds like tried...when smthng is tried again n again it bcomes hackneyed
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by ritu1018

TRITE = TRI + TE(SEE) = TRI + SEE = see 3 times = common
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by dhanu1600

TRITE is to give something no RESPITE (without any rest whatsoever) - to keep it continuously in use over and over again.
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by pushpa_edit

TRITE=TRI(3)+TEA...so all of em taste the SAME en COMMON!!!..hope u like it
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by ajitvarma

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