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11 terms

Lesson 4:Thats all been said before!

banal (buh-NAL)
adj. dull or stale because of overuse; trite; hackneyed.
Cliché (klee-SHAY)
n. an idea or expression that has become stale due to overuse
Derivative (diy-RIH-vh-tive)
adj. unoriginal; taken from something already existing.
Hackneyed (HAK-need)
adj. made commonplace by overuse; trite (n. hack, one who copies or imitates the work of others)
Insipid (in-sih-pud)
adj. lacking flavor or taste; unexciting.
Lackluster (LAK-luhs-ter)
adj. lacking vitality, energy, or brightness; boring.
mundane (muhn-DAYN)
adj. commonplace; ordinary
Platitude (PLA-tuh-tood)
n. quality of being dull; an obvious remark uttered as if it were original.
Prosaic (pro-ZAY-ik)
adj. dull; commonplace
Trite (TRITE)
adj. unoriginal and stale due to overuse.
Vapid (VA-pid)
adj. lacking freshness and zest; flat; stale.