adjective, trit·er, trit·est.
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It might seem trite to say that in times of despair, we can look to the written word for solace.A Reading List to Celebrate Asian Authors, From Members of TIME's Asian Community|Karena Phan|March 24, 2021|Time
Instead, Bly Manor ultimately seems to jettison all its carefully built characterizations in favor of a plot resolution that essentially happens completely offstage, to usher in an ending that feels hand-waved and trite.Netflix’s The Haunting of Bly Manor is a calm, loving study in how to exorcise your ghosts|Aja Romano|October 9, 2020|Vox
The game's rendering engine is incredibly beautiful, but the characters it renders are shallow, trite, and frequently downright hateful—and the storyline, at least for the first 15 hours, is pretty similar.I played 15 hours of Baldur’s Gate 3 early access, and I want them back|Jim Salter|October 6, 2020|Ars Technica
While a little long and a bit trite toward the end, it was exactly the creative change that Fashion Week needs.The Drama of Being a Model: Spike Jonze and Jonah Hill Land in Fashion Week|Allison McNearney|September 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The things Lindsay shows Lohan doing should be trite and calming.Lindsay Lohan’s Reality Show Is the Most Stressful Thing on TV|Kevin Fallon|March 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Marriage is the best decision you can make; it sounds trite, but it really does complete a person, rounds you out.Joshua DuBois Got Schooled by Obama, the Marriage Counselor in Chief|Joshua DuBois|October 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
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Perhaps you are old-fashioned and have additional concerns that are a bit more naive, even trite.College Republican National Committee Report Has Grim Findings for GOP|Jon Favreau|June 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Half an inch taller than Kerry, she fully merited the compliment designed by that trite apothegm, "a fine woman."Dope|Sax Rohmer
Much like general terms, which mean something or nothing, are expressions that have become trite and hackneyed.English: Composition and Literature|W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
How stale and trite the fleet of a Magellan to the adventurous soul who would circumnavigate the archipelagoes of the dead!Beyond|Henry Seward Hubbard
It is trite to observe that democracies are organized—if, indeed, they are organized at all—not for war but for peace.A Traveller in War-Time|Winston Churchill
What need to burden memory with imaginary statements, or to weary out one's sympathies on trite fictitious woes?The Complete Prose Works of Martin Farquhar Tupper|Martin Farquhar Tupper