The definition of trite is something that is stale or overused or cliché.(adjective)
An example of trite is an expression that everyone uses that has lost all meaning because it is used so much.
See trite in Webster's New World College Dictionary
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adjective trit·er, trit·est
Origin: Latin trītus
Origin: , from past participle of terere, to wear out; see terə-1 in Indo-European roots.
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