Trite synonyms and antonyms

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Not pointed or sharp; blunt; not keen
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Having no special designation, status, or rank:
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Usual; common
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(Of a word or phrase) hackneyed or clichéd
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Stale, trite, or commonplace through overuse; clichéd:
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Lacking sense or substance:
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No longer current or in fashion; out-of-date.
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Out of condition, ineffective, enervated, bored, etc. from either too much or too little activity
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Hackneyed; trite
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Common in a boring way, to the point of being predictable; containing nothing new or fresh.
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Ordinary; common:
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Conventional is defined as someone or something widely accepted, or something related to a convention.
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Anachronistic; being obviously inappropriate for its present context.
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A grammatical intensifier, often used in describing something positive. (Mostly in idioms like good old, big old and little old, any old and some old.)
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Commonly encountered; usual:
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Routine means being regular or customary.
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Irresponsible, showing irresponsible behaviors.
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Hackneyed; trite
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Showing the effects of wear due to long use
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In need of some rest or sleep.
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The definition of trivial is insignificant, or of no importance.
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Not inspired; dull or dry
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Lacking originality; trite.
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Showing the effects of worry or anxiety
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A person or character whose behavior is predictable or superficial:
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A trite or banal remark or statement, especially one expressed as if it were original or significant.
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A conventional, formulaic, and oversimplified conception, opinion, or image.
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Clearly related to a matter at hand.
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Rare; not common or usual
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(Not comparable) Newly created.
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The definition of musty is having a moldy, stale or damp smell.
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Of, pertaining to or characteristic of a stereotype; stereotypical
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Without freshness or appeal because of overuse
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Most commonly occurring
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Soiled, faded, etc. from having been displayed in a shop
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Made trite by overuse
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The definition of important is having great significance or consequence.
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Characterised by cliches or platitudes.
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Wearing old, worn clothes; shabby
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Not new, fresh, or spontaneous; stale.
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Overused; trite
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Damaged due to hard or continued use or exposure until no longer useful or effective.
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Trite from overuse; overly familiar:
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(Finance) Relating to stock or a stock company
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Consisting or characteristic of prose.
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Lacking interest or imagination; prosaic; ordinary and dull
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(Uncountable) The quality of being banal.
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An abrupt, often ludicrous change from the lofty to the ordinary or trivial in writing or speech; unintentional anticlimax
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A trite saying; platitude
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A form of competitive walking of the nineteenth century, often professional and funded by wagering, from which the modern sport of racewalking developed.
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(Uncountable) The state or quality of being trite.
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Appealing
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Worth wanting or having; worthwhile, beneficial, expedient, etc.
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Without freshness or appeal because of overuse
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Being subjected to too much work
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Without freshness or appeal because of overuse
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Synonym Study

  • Commonplace is used of any obvious or conventional remark or idea (e.g., ``it isn't the heat, it's the humidity"")
  • Stereotyped applies to those fixed expressions which seem invariably to be called up in certain situations (e.g., ``I point with pride"" in a political oration)
  • Hackneyed refers to such expressions which through constant use have become virtually meaningless (e.g., ``last but not least"")
  • Trite is applied to something, especially an expression or idea, which through repeated use or application has lost its original freshness and impressive force (e.g., ``like a bolt from the blue"")
Find another word for trite. In this page you can discover 70 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for trite, like: dull, common, everyday, overused, bromidic, inane, passe, stale, stereotyped, banal and commonplace.