Usage examples for trite

  1. It is a trite saying- only too frequently true- that we are often more foolish than we think. – Counsels and Maxims From The Essays Of Arthur Schopenhauer by Arthur Schopenhauer
  2. His views, certainly, so far as I can estimate them, are trite enough. – William Hickling Prescott by Harry Thurston Peck
  3. He puzzled her because he was different from anything she had ever encountered, and he made her think of a page of trite phrases printed in a half- comprehended dialect. – Franklin Kane by Anne Douglas Sedgwick