(comparative more tritely, superlative most tritely)
- In a trite manner.
Variant of trite
worn out by constant use; no longer having freshness, originality, or novelty; stale: a trite idea, remark, etc.
Origin of triteClassical Latin tritus, past participle of terere, to rub, wear out ; from Indo-European base an unverified form ter-, to rub, bore from source throw, Classical Greek tryein, to wear away