Definition of triteness in English:



  • See trite

    • ‘Despite a script that occasionally reverted to triteness - ‘Retirement is not always a bed of roses; for some it's a bed of nails’ - it was a revealing programme that was poignant at times.’
    • ‘Filled with platitudes and triteness, the speech utterly failed to inject renewed hope at one of the most important stages of the year.’
    • ‘But the singers' interaction with one another introduced just enough playfulness to the proceedings to dispel the threat of triteness.’
    • ‘He gives us these elements with a triteness and naïveté that are painfully embarrassing.’
    • ‘He offers hope and strength without any whiff of triteness.’