Trite in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Trite

Often in reference to a word or phrase: used so many times that it is commonplace, or no longer interesting or effective; worn out, hackneyed. | (law) So well established as to be beyond debate: trite law. | A denomination of coinage in ancient Greece equivalent to one third of a stater.

Short Example Sentence for Trite

  • 1. The tale was trite in his ears. 🔊
  • 2. It is a trite saying that death is immortal. 🔊
  • 3. Sometimes one is obliged to fall back on a trite phrase. 🔊
  • 4. After that, the story is too trite to need repeating. 🔊
  • 5. This is well known and a trite saying in our holy order. 🔊
  • 6. You were only the usual lord of creation, a trite pattern. 🔊
  • 7. You may think this obvious and what you call a trite observation. 🔊
  • 8. Look before you leap" is an old and trite proverb. 🔊
  • 9. The subject matter is a mass of glittering and trite generalities. 🔊
  • 10. But that is a very trite observation, for it applies to all times and places. 🔊
  • 11. Our names lose their freshness and interest, become trite and indifferent. 🔊
  • 12. His style of argument was neither trite nor vulgar, nor subtle and abstruse. 🔊
  • 13. This conclusion, however, was too banal and trite for so heroic a tragedy. 🔊
  • 14. The third and fourth generation,' says the trite old text. 🔊

How to use Trite in a Sentence?

  • 1. There is a trite proverb to the effect that the proof of the pudding is in the eating. 🔊
  • 2. For the trite saying that everything is relative does not forfeit any truth by repetition. 🔊
  • 3. There is a very old, very trite philosophy that can be made to replace such a state of mind. 🔊
  • 4. It is now almost a trite thing to show how closely connected imperfect sewerage is with disease. 🔊
  • 5. Things often considered and trite generate disgust; new things lack authority. 🔊
  • 6. A trite and commonplace phrase, but potent to plunge errant, winging fancies down to earth. 🔊
  • 7. Even the sceptic of a mate had something trite but sinister to say about 'a sinking ship.' ... 🔊
  • 8. I know it is trite to say that it had the exhilaration of wine, yet I can find no better simile. 🔊
  • 9. The trite saying that history repeats itself is here forcibly illustrated by brother fighting against brother. 🔊
  • 10. I was ashamed to think that no desk or study was likely to have produced better on so trite a subject. 🔊
  • 11. Donizetti arrived at his freshest creations at a time when there seemed but little left for him except the trite and threadbare. 🔊
  • 12. They were a trite large when on, but to the hands unaccustomed to gloves they were like being run into a mould. 🔊
  • 13. It is a trite saying that misfortunes rarely come singly, and it would not be so trite if there were not truth in it. 🔊
  • 14. But perhaps the trite things they uttered did not really matter; probably it made no difference to them what they said. 🔊
  • 15. I will not weary you with the history of the next year, for the adventures of a man who sinks are too trite to be worth recalling. 🔊
  • 16. It was a trite apostrophe, such as every lover makes when he finds his mistress not quite such a goddess as he had painted her. 🔊
  • 17. That the association has vastly improved the social opportunities of farmers is a trite saying among old observers of its work. 🔊
  • 18. I have wandered into a rambling series of remarks on a trite subject, and a dangerous one for a bachelor to meddle with. 🔊
  • 19. Then Maria made that inevitable rejoinder which is made always, which is at once trite and pathetic. 🔊
  • 20. A section half a page in length, and on so trite a subject, ought at least to have boasted a greater distinctness of thought. 🔊
  • 21. IT is a trite saying that even the weakest strand in the cable never knows how much it can pull until the demanding strain comes. 🔊
  • 22. Now, as I have told you so often that it must sound trite to you to have me repeat it, it is only patient thoroughness that wins. 🔊
  • 23. But he saw his Bishop, his ceinture tightened on him, and he uttered only the trite saying about the folly of counting on the sensibility of swine. 🔊
  • 24. It is as important as it is trite to point out that the amount and the type of insurance should be governed by the kind of hazards against which you should provide. 🔊
  • 25. One shrinks from setting down so trite a truism; it is the common ground of all religion, but I have reached it from the opposite pole. 🔊
  • 26. What we now call genius begins, not where rules, abstractedly taken, end, but where known vulgar and trite rules have no longer any place. 🔊