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cli·chédalso cli·ched (klē-shād′)
Having become stale or commonplace through overuse; hackneyed: "In the States, it might seem a little clichéd; in Paris, it seems fresh and original" (Nina Martin).
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1. full of or characterized by clichés.
2. trite; hackneyed; commonplace: a clichéd expression.
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|Adj.||1.||cliched - repeated regularly without thought or originality; "ready-made phrases"|
unoriginal - not original; not being or productive of something fresh and unusual; "the manuscript contained unoriginal emendations"; "his life had been unoriginal, conforming completely to the given pattern"- Gwethalyn Graham
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clichéd[ˈkliːʃeɪd] adj → banal(e)
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adj → klischeehaft
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