Which leaves us with this trite, but still instructive clip of Jack Palance and his one-armed push-ups.
Sure, it may sound like a trite story, but this grownup fairy tale made Roger Ebert's list of great movies.
The show may be trite, but Disney wisely had theater favorite Harvey Fierstein write the book.
Did something so trite really belong on the letters page of the world's most important newspaper?
The Daily Pic: A watercolor shows how the great painter mixed the radical and the trite.
In introducing your own examples avoid the trite, amateurish expression "take, for instance."
It is a trite remark that diamonds can be polished only by diamond dust.
Less easily guarded against is the delivery of trite expressions.
Such reflections as these, however,129 are trite and must occur to every mind.
The sentimental part of The Heir at Law is trite in plan and hard in expression.