tritely


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trite

 (trīt)
adj. trit·er, trit·est
Not evoking interest because of overuse or repetition; hackneyed.

[Latin trītus, from past participle of terere, to wear out; see terə- in Indo-European roots.]

trite′ly adv.
trite′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.tritely - in a trite mannertritely - in a trite manner; "tritely expressed emotions"
Translations
بابْتِذال
otřele
klichéagtigt
elcsépelten
á útslitinn hátt
banálne
bayatlamış şekilde

tritely

[ˈtraɪtlɪ] ADVcon falta de originalidad

tritely

adv a tritely obvious remarkeine Binsenweisheit; nobody is perfect, he said tritelyer machte die banale Bemerkung: niemand ist vollkommen

trite

(trait) adjective
(of a remark, saying etc) already said in exactly the same way so often that it no longer has any worth, effectiveness etc. His poetry is full of trite descriptions of nature.
ˈtritely adverb
ˈtriteness noun
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Moreover, Richardson often goes far and tritely out of his way in his preaching.
After reading the briefing on ' Zanzarim,' Boyd has Bond tritely remark, " It was like that old Chinese curse: ' May you live in interesting times' -- reconfigured as ' May vast reserves of oil be discovered in your country.
It means going to sleep and never waking up," I explained tritely, before realising my mistake.
The term "living legend," so often tritely applied to many individuals, in this case is the most apt description of this outstanding individual.
Prog Rock to some has become something of a dirty phrase, evoking 20-minute long keyboard-driven songs all wrapped up tritely in an often hard-tounderstand concept album.
It begins tritely enough, with Margaret's wishing "'that somebody would give us all a large fortune apiece'" (92).
Well, there is, to put it tritely, no accounting for taste.
In the opening scene Jacques's maxims started the play tritely, but the final one has the ring of protest poetry once his decision is made.
Three years for a first offence, five for a second and 10 for a third would be more likely to send out the 'clear message' which Insp Stainthorpe so tritely trumpets.
When there is nobody in particular to lampoon, the names are often tritely alliterative: Lancelot Lobo, Michelle Mirables, Roland Revelie, Wardman Wise.
Rorty says rightly, and perhaps tritely, that 'truth and knowledge can only be judged by the standards of the inquirers of our own day'.
Why, it seems only a year ago that we were last making trite comments about the imminence of Christmas, as I tritely commented to Mrs Rolfe the cleaner this morning.